[Rasch] post-doctoral fellowship

Allen Heinemann a-heinemann at northwestern.edu
Thu Oct 7 09:36:39 EST 2010


The Institute for Healthcare Studies and the Department of Physical
Medicine and Rehabilitation of Northwestern University's Feinberg School
of Medicine, anticipate the availability of post-doctoral health
services research fellowships. These two-year, full-time fellowships
provide an opportunity for individuals who have completed an M.D. or
Ph.D. to gain expertise and experience in health services and outcomes
research, with the goal of preparing fellows for a career in health
services and outcomes research. Program graduates will help ensure that
there are adequate numbers of highly trained individuals to carry out
the Nation's health services research agenda, with a focus on improving
quality and safety of healthcare, enhancing access and healthcare
equity, and appraising the effectiveness of healthcare expenditures and
health policy.  Positions preferably begin between June and September

Research is centered on the following topical areas: 

*	Disability and Rehabilitation

*         Healthcare Equity 

*         Patient Safety

*	Healthcare Quality
*	Healthcare Communication
*	Health Services and Outcomes Research
*	Health Policy
*	Healthcare Economics and Comparative Effectiveness

The major clinical areas for research include general internal medicine,
maternal and child health, health of persons with disabilities, hospital
medicine, emergency medicine, psychiatry and behavioral sciences,
transplantation surgery, and rheumatology.  The fellowship requires
enrollment in one of the following degrees: MS in Health Services and
Outcomes Research, MS of Public Health, MS in Healthcare Quality and
Patient Safety, MS in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, or MS in Clinical

Information is available at
<http://www.medschool.northwestern.edu/ihs/education/index.html> . 

The fellowship program builds on the synergy between several
Northwestern University departments, schools and organizations,
including Feinberg School of Medicine Departments of Medicine (Divisions
of General Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Gastroenterology), Pediatrics,
Obstetrics and Gynecology (Maternal Fetal Medicine), Physical Medicine
and Rehabilitation, Emergency Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry
and Behavioral Sciences, Surgery (Transplantation) and the Northwestern
University Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Robert H. Lurie Cancer
Center, the Buehler Center on Aging, the McCormick School of Engineering
and Applied Sciences,  and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, detailed statement of
career objectives and research interests, official graduate transcripts,
and two letters of recommendation to Allen Heinemann, PhD, Co-Chair,
Executive Committee, Fellowship in Health Services Research,
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 345 E. Superior Street, Chicago, IL
60611 (a-heinemann at northwestern.edu
<mailto:a-heinemann at northwestern.edu> ).

We encourage applications from women, minorities, and persons with
disabilities. Northwestern University is an affirmative action, equal
opportunity employer.


Allen W. Heinemann, PhD, ABPP (RP), FACRM

Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

Director, Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research

  Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

345 East Superior Street

Chicago, IL  60611-2654 USA

+1.312.238.2802 (v) +1.312.238.4572(f)

a-heinemann at northwestern.edu 



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