Friday, October 18, 2019

NCHS/AcademyHealth Health Policy Fellowship Program

Apply today for the NCHS/AcademyHealth Health Policy Fellowship Program and pursue a one-of-a-kind opportunity to address important issues in health policy by conducting studies using restricted data from National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) data systems and programs.

Statistical information plays an important role in informing actions and policies to improve the health of individuals and communities. With this guiding principal, the National Center for Health Statistics and AcademyHealth developed the NCHS/AcademyHealth Health Policy Fellowship Program

The program is designed to encourage the use of NCHS data systems and programs by the health services research community in response to current health policy questions, and provide a basis for future health policy.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Global Medical Safety Physician Fellowship

Janssen Research and Development, L.L.C., a member of Johnson and Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Global Medical Safety Physician Fellow in Horsham, PA for the first half and in Titusville, NJ for the second half.

The Global Medical Safety Physician Fellowship is a one-year program designed to provide qualified physicians the opportunity to gain specialized and in-depth training in key areas of pharmacovigilance within the pharmaceutical industry.

This Fellowship does not provide certification of any kind.

The Global Medical Safety Physician Fellow (GMSPF) will:

  • Participate and complete training in several areas of pharmacovigilance, which include: safety surveillance and signal evaluation; identification of new potential safety concerns; and characterization of emerging and known product safety profiles; and the design and implementation of risk minimization strategies.
  • Provide medical expertise in the evaluation of safety data from a variety of sources (interventional and non-interventional clinical studies, post-marketing data, literature reports, and other sources of safety data) as part of the overall pharmacovigilance surveillance process; this includes medical review of individual case safety reports (ICSRs) and evaluation of aggregate safety data.
  • Ensure communication of potential new safety concerns and trends to the Medical Safety Officer (MSO) and the Safety Management Team (SMT).
  • Support SMT activities such as the evaluation of safety issues to characterize any emerging or known product safety profiles, preparation of aggregate safety reports such as Periodic Benefit Risk Evaluation Reports (PBRERs), ad-hoc regulatory reports, and interpretation of surveillance and product quality data.
  • Work in a cross functional, matrix team environment.
  • Contribute to, when appropriate, the design and implementation of risk mitigation strategies to ensure the safe and appropriate use of Janssen Research & Development, LLC products.
  • Provide two presentations concerning Pharmacovigilance and/or pertinent medical topics to your team.


Qualifications

  • Candidates must have a Medical Degree (MD/DO or equivalent) with three or more years of clinical experience (residency training included) at the start of the program.
  • Board certification/eligibility is preferred but not required.
  • Candidates need to have the ability to critically evaluate data from multiple sources (clinical trials, literature, etc.), assess clinical importance and potential impact of the data, and present the findings clearly in both written and oral communications.
  • Candidates need to be able to meet deadlines and effectively handle multiple priorities with excellent verbal and written communication skills, including formal presentation skills, fluent in written and spoken English, and a working knowledge of the use of Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).


Locations: Horsham, Pennsylvania, Titusville or Raritan, New Jersey

Learn more and apply here.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Bloomberg Fellows Program in Public Health

The Bloomberg American Health Initiative is supporting a new generation of public health leaders in organizations across the country. These leaders will get their start as Bloomberg Fellows.

The Bloomberg Fellows Program offers a full scholarship and $10,000 stipend for the Master of Public Health (MPH) or a full scholarship for the Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) program at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

To be considered for the Bloomberg Fellows Program, applicants must apply to both the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (through the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS)) and the Bloomberg Fellows Program.

Applications for the 2020 Bloomberg Fellows class are now open and the application deadline is December 1, 2019.

The Bloomberg School of Public Health strives for a highly diverse class in terms of race and ethnicity, income, geography, and other key areas.

Learn more and apply to the Bloomberg Fellows Program: https://americanhealth.jhu.edu/fellowship

Monday, July 1, 2019

SoPE Physician/MBA Retreat

Join your Physician/MBA colleagues for a dynamic and engaging retreat!

Discuss physician resilience, career opportunities and physician entrepreneurship in a high energy exchange of ideas – exploring pathways to becoming healthcare changemakers.

SoPE Physician/MBA Retreat

Date: August 2-3, 2019

Times: Friday, 12:00 – 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: Innovation Institute
620 Newport Center Drive, Suite 700
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone: 714-531-4101

More information here: https://www.choc.org/events/sope-physician-mba-retreat/

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Job post (updated link): IRB Medical Board Chair

Job post (updated link): IRB Medical Board Chair

The link to this position can be found here:  https://careers.wcgclinical.com/careers/FolderDetail/IRB-Medical-Board-Chair/1362

For more than 50 years, Western Institutional Review Board® (WIRB) has been at the forefront of protecting the rights and welfare of human subjects during all phases of clinical trials.  Recognized as the gold standard of human subject protection, WIRB is the trusted partner to over 1,000 institutions in the United States alone, ranging from small community hospitals and research sites to large academic medical centers and universities. Our distinguished staff of full-time physicians, Certified IRB Professionals, lawyers, and research professionals delivers unparalleled review quality to ensure that human research studies withstand scrutiny around the world.

We're currently searching for a dedicated medical professional to join our mission of protecting human research subjects as a Board Chair in our Puyallup, WA location.

Along with a competitive salary, we also provide a robust benefits package (medical, dental, vision, PTO, 401K and more).

Position Summary:
Our IRB Medical Review Board Chairman provide the highest possible support to WIRB’s ethical review and research safety programs in areas and issues requiring medical training and judgment.  This most commonly involves the Institutional Review Board, and may also include providing medical advice to biosafety committees.


Monday, June 3, 2019

2019 Health Data Leadership Institute

AcademyHealth has the upcoming 2019 Health Data Leadership Institute. The Health Data Leadership Institute is designed to meet the needs of transforming health care delivery. The Institute provides a unique opportunity for attendees to gain critical insights, from leaders in the field, into emerging data management practices that support quality improvement, research, innovation in care delivery, value-based care transformation, social determinants of health, patient engagement, population health, and more.

DATE & TIME
September 25-26, 2019

LOCATION
AcademyHealth Office, Washington, D.C.

Participants in the Health Data Leadership Institute have the opportunity to submit a “pitch” to be part of an exclusive Innovation Showcase.

The Innovation Showcase is a ‘vendor-free’ zone featuring data-driven, evidence-based solutions to real world health and health care problems. Only the most intriguing pitches will be selected for presentation and discussion with the Institute's exclusive roster of speakers and attendees.

Learn more about this event here: https://www.academyhealth.org/events/site/2019-health-data-leadership-institute

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

NCI/AcademyHealth Healthcare Delivery Research Visiting Scholars Program

This is a unique year-long part-time opportunity to conduct important research at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Rockville, Maryland.

The NCI/AcademyHealth Healthcare Delivery Research Visiting Scholars Program was launched in 2017 by the Healthcare Delivery Research Program of NCI in partnership with AcademyHealth to address key gaps and advance the field of cancer care delivery research.

This unique program offers mid-career scientists a year-long, funded part-time opportunity to contribute evidence and address cancer care challenges by conducting research and pursuing projects at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Rockville, MD. The program provides individuals with protected time to develop new research directions that advance both their own career goals and the field.

Why Become a Scholar?
  • Work closely with NCI staff in the Healthcare Delivery Research Program and gain access to NCI data and resources to improve healthcare delivery and address cancer care challenges.
  • Expand your professional network by connecting with new partners and collaborators and increase your professional visibility by presenting your research at the Annual Research Meeting (ARM) and a public webinar.
  • Deepen your understanding of the federal grant-making process.

Learn more about the program here: https://www.academyhealth.org/NCI/ScholarProgram

The Visiting Scholar(s) is housed in NCI’s Healthcare Delivery Research Program (HDRP). HDRP’s mission is to advance innovative research to improve the delivery of cancer-related care and it accomplishes this work through its three Branches: Healthcare Assessment Research Branch, Health Systems and Interventions Research Branch, and Outcomes Research Branch.


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