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Apply for an IHDPS Appointment

 We invite you to join us.

Benefits of Fellowship

An appointment to the Institute for Healthcare Delivery and Population Science offers you:

  1. Opportunities to collaborate with a diverse community of clinicians, investigators, educators, data scientists, and other partners dedicated to improving healthcare delivery and population health
  2. Professional development – through research-in-progress meetings, seminars, and other events
  3. Mentor/Mentee opportunities
  4. Access to data and other resources and research support services
  5. Receive announcements on funding opportunities, external/internal conferences, and other events of interest to the UMMS-Baystate research community.

Fellowship Tracks

Fellows

For UMMS-Baystate faculty investigators (e.g., MDs and PhDs) who have an emerging or established track record of scholarship on topics directly related to the IHDPS mission.

Senior Fellows

For UMMS-Baystate faculty investigators (e.g., MDs and PhDs) who have an established track record of scholarship on topics directly related to the IHDPS mission and who spend a significant amount of time conducting externally-funded research.

Adjunct Fellows

Investigators who conduct research related to the IHDPS mission and who would like to participate in IHDPS activities, but do not have a UMMS-Baystate primary affiliation.

Appointment Requirements and Responsibilities

IHDPS Fellows (including Senior and Adjunct Fellows) are expected to contribute in one of the following ways to the mission of the Institute, which is to:

"Generate and apply new knowledge to transform health care delivery and
population health in support of Baystate Health’s strategic goals"

  • Serve as an investigator in intra- and/or extra-murally funded research aligned with the IHDPS mission
  • Prepare a proposal on a research project directly connected to the IHDPS mission
  • Participate in educational seminars, training programs, and mentoring activities
  • Serve on designated IHDPS review committees, task forces and other duties as assigned
  • Represent the IHDPS and its mission and programs both within the community and at regional and national meetings
  • Use IHDPS affiliation on all IHDPS mission-related manuscripts and presentations

Appointment/Reappointment Process

Initial Appointment

Eligible candidates may request consideration for appointment at any time.

To apply for an appointment, submit the following required items to IHDPS@baystatehealth.org:

  • Brief (no more than 1 page) letter describing your research interests
  • Explanation of how you plan to fulfill the requirements for an appointment
  • Current curriculum vitae or NIH biosketch

For more information, email Peter.Lindenauer@baystatehealth.org

Reappointment

Appointment to the IHDPS must be renewed every 2 years—or sooner in cases where individuals seek promotion to Senior Fellow.

To apply for reappointment, submit the following required items to IHDPS@baystatehealth.org:

  • Letter describing how the requirements have been met since your last appointment or renewal
  • Update to your research interests and activities
  • Current curriculum vitae or NIH biosketch