Community and Public Health Fellowship
This position is integrated between Yale School of Medicine, Yale School of Public Health, and the Cornell Scott Hill Health Clinic, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) established in 1968. The Cornell Scott Hill Health Clinic is a widely recognized collaboration between the community of New Haven and Yale School of Medicine provides healthcare to residents in New Haven and the surrounding communities. Many patients served by the center are economically disadvantaged, and the center has distinguished itself for exceptional quality and cost effectiveness, anchored to the needs of the community.
Urological care is an important, yet often under-served healthcare specialty within much of the United States and the world. This opportunity provides integrated training in urologic clinical care, quality improvement and public health research. The fellow will work collaboratively with mentors from Urology, Public Health, and Primary Care to study the urology needs of the patient community served by the Cornell Scott Hill Health Clinic specialty care with the goal of generating lasting and reproducible improvements to public health. If desired, applicants will have the opportunity to pursue a masters level degree at Yale’s School of Public Health.
Desired applicant characteristics:
-Recently completed residency training in urology
-Board Eligible/Board Certified in Urology
-Strong interest or background in: public health, disparities research, or quality improvement
Employed position through Yale University and Cornell Scott Hill Health Clinic. Salary commensurate with education level and experience.
Cornell Scott Hill Health Clinic is a FQHC, and employees may be eligible for federal student loan forgiveness.
Program Directors: Michael Leapman, MD and Bruce Douglas, MD, MA, MSc
Applicants should email their CV, three letters of reference, and a personal statement to: Michelle Hixson, Residency & Fellowship Coordinator.