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The CDC Experience Applied Epidemiology Fellowship – Call for Applications

Are you a medical student looking for something different to do next year?

  • Are you curious about how public health and the CDC work?
  • Do you want to work with state, local and international public health partners?
  • Are you interested in being ahead of the curve on prevention and accountability in health reform?
  • Would you be interested in:
    • investigating outbreaks of tuberculosis among the homeless, or in a prison population?
    • traveling to Latin America to help set up a surveillance program for pertussis?
    • assessing risk factors for birth defects using national data bases? being at the forefront of injury prevention research?
    • participating in the response to a public health emergency?

Do you want an experience that offers an opportunity to enhance your research skills, build leadership potential, and improve your clinical acumen via a population health perspective, all by working on real-life problems?

Then consider applying to The CDC Experience!

The CDC Experience Applied Epidemiology Fellowship is a one-year fellowship tailored for rising 3rd- and 4th-year medical students, designed to increase the pool of physicians with a population health perspective. Eight competitively selected fellows spend 10–12 months at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offices in Atlanta, GA, where they carry out epidemiologic analyses in various areas of public health. Examples of previous and current areas of concentration include viral and bacterial diseases, cardiovascular health, obesity prevention, birth defects, STDs, injury prevention, and air pollution and respiratory health.

To learn more about The CDC Experience Fellowship and to apply online, visit us at www.cdc.gov/CDCExperienceFellowship/.

Applications for next year’s fellowship class must be submitted by Friday, December 3, 2010.

Questions? Ask us at cdcexperience@cdcfoundation.org

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