How Do We Apply?

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The 2021 application period for PHAP host sites is now closed. The 2022 application cycle will open in late 2021.

PHAP accepts host site applications through the Enterprise Fellowship Management Systemexternal icon (eFMS) v2.0 during the application period only. Please submit an eFMS Help Desk ticketexternal icon for assistance with technical issues or to make changes to your application outside of the application period.

To request access to your 2019 or 2020 host site application, please contact PHAP@cdc.gov.

Once a host site has been selected, PHAP provides a copy of the Host Site Agreement to Detail via email. A signed copy of this document must be returned to PHAP prior to the associate’s start date.

2021 Timeline
Please note: the dates below provide an example timeline and are subject to change.

Dates Information
December 2020–February 2021 The host site application period will open on December 15, 2020 and close at 11:59 pm (ET), February 16, 2021. Applicants may be contacted for additional information throughout the host site application review process. Guidelines for the components of an application package will be made available. Brief training on the host site application system will be given and made available.
May Applicants may be contacted for additional information throughout the host site application review process.
JuneJuly Candidates are chosen and matched with host site assignments.
August PHAP notifies host sites and associates about their matches.
Mid-October Associates begin their host site assignments.
November Associates attend PHAP Orientation at CDC Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.
Page last reviewed: November 3, 2020