Advanced Fellowship in Health Services Research - Philadelphia - Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion
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Advanced Fellowship in Health Services Research - Philadelphia

Application Deadline

December 1, 2020

Expected Start Date

Fall 2021

Please complete the application form and email it with your CV to

For additional information and details about applying, please contact

CHERP's Advanced Fellowship in Health Services Research in Philadelphia is designed for post-doctoral investigators and physicians who have some research experience and would like to pursue a career with the VA. The focus areas at this CHERP fellowship site are health equity and behavioral economics.

Two-year Advanced Post-Doctoral Fellowship in health services research, mentored by CHERP Core Investigators. CHERP is a VA HSR&D Center of Innovation dedicated to advancing equitable health care for vulnerable populations

  • Collaborate with dedicated mentors at the University of Pennsylvania and Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center (Philadelphia) on research opportunities and career development.
  • Undertake independent research projects without teaching or service requirements.
  • Annual stipend and health insurance


  • US Citizen
  • PhD, MD or other relevant doctoral degree (conferred before start of fellowship
  • Demonstrated experience in health services research
  • Interest in health equity and health disparities among vulnerable populations
  • Interest in VA health services research

The training program is supported by the VA Office of Academic Affiliations and Health Services Research & Development Service.  Applications due December 1, 2020.  Expected start date of September 2021.