Primary Care Academic Fellowship Program
What will I get from the fellowship program?
The program adopts adult-learning theory as the guiding principle of the program, and thus, opportunities to pursue projects of individual trainees is at the heart of the program. Fellows are intensively mentored by faculty, who share content and methodological interests with them and provide guidance on the policy-relevance of their research. The Boston University School of Public Health is the cornerstone of academic training. Most fellows matriculate in Masters of Science degree programs in the departments of Epidemiology or Health Services and Systems Research.
Education & Training
What will I learn over the two years?
The program has a general curricular framework encompassing five basic competencies: Research Skills, Teaching Skills, Communication Skills, Professionalism, Leadership & Management Skills that overlay the various tracks.
More information can be found in the Fellows Handbook 2016-2017
What are my options?
Special concentrations in Women’s Health, Substance Use Disorders, and Preventive Medicine are available for fellows who wish to focus on one of these areas in addition to the general fellowship program.
Primary Care Academic Fellowship applicants are physicians who have completed at least a family medicine, internal medicine, or pediatric residency in the United States, and are board-eligible or board-certified in their respective field. Those who apply for the Preventive Medicine residency are physicians who have completed a clinical residency in the United States, in a primary care field (Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatrics) and are board-eligible or board-certified in their area of training.