To be eligible, applicants must have a PhD, MD, DDS, or comparable doctoral degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution. Eligible doctoral degrees include, but are not limited to, the following: DMD, DC, DO, DVM, OD, DPM, ScD, EngD, DrPH, DNSc, DPT, PharmD, ND (Doctor of Naturopathy), DSW, PsyD, as well as a doctoral degree in nursing research. Two years of full-time participation are required. Applicants with prior research experience and background in genomics or informatics are especially encouraged to apply. The Fellowship is open to eligible applicants regardless of citizenship status.
The award amount is $200,000 ($100,000 per year).
The Precision Medicine fellowship aims to create the next generation of leaders in the development and application of Precision Medicine science and methods to improve public health. This new research fellowship in precision medicine will train physicians/researchers as Postdoctoral Research Scientists to use genomics and complex clinical data to improve clinical care and clinical outcomes by tailoring prevention, screening, and medical interventions based upon individual patient characteristics. The two-year program will include required didactic lectures in precision medicine as well as coursework in systems biology, genomics, statistics, ethics, and/or medical informatics according to the applicant’s background and future career goals.