Application Information

To apply for PHIFP, you must

  • Meet the educational, informatics, public health, and research experience outlined below.
  • Be willing to commit to a 2-year full-time program.
  • Be willing to relocate to your assignment.

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Key Dates
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August 3, 2020 Application period opens.
November 8, 2020 Application period closes at 11:59 p.m. (EDT).

All applications and supporting materials must be received by the deadline.

Late applications will not be considered.

February 2021 Selected applicants invited to interview.
February and March 2021 Interviews conducted at CDC in Atlanta, Georgia, or by telephone. Candidates who wish to interview in person are responsible for their travel expenses.

Candidates notified of acceptance into PHIFP

March 2021 Program makes final selections and notifies all applicants.
March-June 2021 Program conducts onboarding for accepted candidates.
August 2021 PHIFP fellows participate in a two-week orientation and begin assignments.