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The AcademyHealth Delivery System Science Fellowship provides a paid post-doctoral learning experience to help researchers gain more applied experience conducting research in delivery system settings. This fellowship will allow individuals to enhance and apply their analytic skills to relevant and timely research topics. In 2014, placements are being offered at 10 host sites: Cleveland Clinic, Geisinger Health System, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Intermountain Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Mayo Clinic, Medica Research Institute, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI) and Health Services Research and Development Service (HSR&D), and the University of California Center for Health Quality and Innovation.

Researchers with a doctoral degree in health services research or a related field are encouraged to apply. Please note, applicants may apply for the fellowship if he/she will receive a doctoral degree before the fellowship start date, which is expected to be in August of 2014. More experienced candidates considering a career shift will also be considered.

As far as compensation, while level of support and benefits will be determined by individual host sites, the minimum level of support will reflect NRSA stipend guidelines.

Application Instructions: Those who plan to apply should submit the online Statement of Interest form as soon as possible. Once the form has been submitted, candidates will immediately receive an email containing the application link. More information on the fellowship and application instructions can be found at Contact with questions. The application deadline is January 14, 2014.

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