Fellowship Opportunity Through the Yale Insitiute For Global Health

February 4, 2020

Emerging pandemic infections, the dramatic rise in non-communicable diseases, planetary health, and other issues will be at the forefront of complex global health challenges in the next decade. To meet these challenges, the Yale Institute for Global Health (YIGH) aims to contribute to the development of future global health leadership by training aspiring young professionals who have a wide-ranging passion for and understanding of the critical importance of good health for a just and equitable society. The Leadership in Global Health Fellowship will prepare the next generation of global health professionals through a comprehensive, multi-faceted program that includes: participation in an advanced leadership and ethics training seminar; service learning opportunities with YIGH programs; and placement and funding for a high-impact internship with ministries of health, multilateral global health organizations, or large-scale global health non-profits.  

The following placements are available this summer:

  • Ethiopia Ministry of Health: Primary Care Transformation Initiative (PTI) Fellow
  • Uganda Ministry of Health: Non-Communicable Disease Fellow
  • Save the Children: Newborn Health Fellow
  • Save the Children: Global Health & Climate Change Fellow
  • UNICEF: UNICEF-Yale Global Health Fellow
  • Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria: Global Fund – Yale Global Health Fellow

Visit the YIGH website to complete the online application.  The application process will also include a brief interview.  The deadline for all application submissions is Monday, February 17th.  The deadline for fellowship interviews is Friday, February 21st.

Email any questions to michael.skonieczny@yale.edu with the subject heading YIGH Leadership in Global Health Fellowship.