Global Pediatrics Program
Francis-Xavier Bagnoud Center Fellowship Program at the Children’s Hospital Boston’s Global Pediatrics Program.
The intent of this fellowship program is to develop capacity in leveraging pediatric expertise to improve child health in low resource settings by supporting early work by faculty and fellows at Children’s Hospital Boston in addressing significant challenges to child health in low resource settings
Selection and Terms of Work:
Fellows will be selected based on potential contribution of their proposed work in addressing significant health issues for children in low resource global settings. Proposals considered will include research, training and service initiatives. Proposals should have a well defined scope of work, strong in country partnerships, and a clear plan for evaluating the impact of the work. Additional selection criteria will be the potential for this level of support to contribute significantly to the development of faculty or fellows in area of global child health.
Fellows will be selected by a committee composed of faculty from the Center for Global Pediatrics.
Fellows and junior faculty at Children’s Hospital Boston will be eligible to apply for this fellowship.
Applications will be accepted until Sept 30, with Notification by October 15.
Interested applications should submit a 2 – 3 page proposal and a budget with justification to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The award period will run from Oct 2012 – June 2013.
Measures will include:
- Satisfactory completion of proposed project by the fellow
- Impact on health of population served
- Reports, presentation, or publications
- Impact on career trajectory of fellow, including specific skills gained, continuance of the project, future funding.
The fellows will provide a brief interim summary of the status of the project at the mid point of the award, and will provide a written summary of the project at the completion of the award period. In addition, the fellow will present the work in progress at a Children’s Hospital Center for Global Pediatrics Rounds and at the FXB Center wide works in progress seminar. Fellows biographies and a project summary will be displayed on the FXB and CHB global health program web sites.
Fellowship grants will be in the amount of $2500 to $10,000.