Monday, September 21, 2015

Fellowship opportunity for MPHs

A fellowship opportunity is available in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) in Rockville, MD. The participant will gain professional experience in a health policy setting.

Within ODPHP, the Division of Health Care Quality coordinates departmental efforts to improve patient safety, including prevention of adverse drug events and health care-associated infections. Recently, the division has undertaken research aimed at reducing racial/ethnic and other disparities in preventable adverse health care-associated outcomes.
Under the guidance of a mentor, opportunities may include:
  • ·     Coordinating departmental efforts to enhance patient safety, including prevention of health care-associated infections and adverse drug events
  • ·         Supporting and helping coordinate cross-federal efforts related to key patient safety topics, including active support of Partnership for Patients and the new Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative
  • ·         Assisting in the development of communication materials (articles, talking points, presentations) related to adverse drug events and other health care-associated conditions

Click here for detailed information about the fellowship position, qualifications and to apply.

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