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IMPAACT Fellowship

Innovations in Musculoskeletal Pain Administration, Analytics, and Care Training (IMPAACT)


The IMPAACT fellowship provides advanced training in healthcare policy, administration and informatics related to the management of musculoskeletal pain disorders. The program aims to attract chiropractors of exceptional management potential and develop them into leaders in the analysis and administration of healthcare system programs related to musculoskeletal pain disorders with a focus on innovative nonpharmacological approaches. The goal of the fellowship is to prepare graduates for future careers in healthcare policy and/or administration.

Program Overview

The fellowship is a partnership between the Yale Center for Medical Informatics and the VA Connecticut Healthcare System. It is a full-time program of 2 years duration. Dr. Anthony Lisi is the Program Director.

Much of the fellow’s initial efforts will be devoted to electronic health records, clinical decision support, databases and data analysis, and quality and safety. Experiential learning will be combined with didactic classes and conferences. The second year focuses on advanced learning and project leadership. The Program Director will work with each fellow to create an Individual Development Plan to guide training activities and allow for continuous development anchored to the program’s mission, goals, objectives, and needs, as well as the fellow’s career goals. Training activities may include policy and informatics projects, didactic education, research, and clinical care.


This program is made possible by a generous grant from the NCMIC Foundation.

Eligibililty & Application

Applicants must hold a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree by start date of the fellowship period. The ideal candidate would be interested in future data-driven positions in healthcare policy and/or administration. Each cycle may have a different programmatic focus, but in general applicants should have advanced education and/or experience in one or more of the following: computer programming, data analytics, health policy and/or healthcare administration.

Applications are only accepted during an issued call for applicants. We anticipate that the next call for applicants will be issued in 2021.

Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents. Applications from women and minorities are encouraged.

Contact Information

Applicants should contact:

Anthony Lisi, DC