Alan Magill Fellowship
The American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH) Council in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), announce a call for applications for the Alan J. Magill Fellowship, set up to honour the life and work of Alan J. Magill.
The Alan J. Magill Fellowship is designed to support career-broadening and leadership building experiences organized by the applicant. In addition, the Fellowship will include required participation with ASTMH (see below). Applicants are encouraged to think beyond their current sphere and be open to growth opportunities. Examples could include but are not limited to:
- Expanded participation at ASTMH meetings, including ASTMH Council meetings and ASTMH scientific committees (required; will be provided by ASTMH).
- Defined “internship(s)” at key global health institutions focused on important aspects of tropical medicine research and/or policy.
- Tropical medicine leadership, management or advocacy coursework.
- Participation in relevant international conferences and meetings and/or other suitable learning activities that would be proposed as part of the Fellowship application.
- Courses in public policy, bio-ethics, economics and health finance, principles of system design, biostatistics, epidemiology, advocacy, business/management/leadership, etc
- Open only to ASTMH members who are citizens and legal residents of a low/low-middle income country as determined by the World Bank and WHO/Hinari. Not a member? Join now for $25.
- Early-to-middle stage of mid-career. The successful applicant will have experience in the workplace with clinical work and/or scientific investigations.
- A Master’s degree or higher is desired for applicants whose education has focused on advocacy and policy rather than scientific research or clinical care.
- MD, MBBS, DDS, DVM or PhD-level degree.
- Mentor required (member of ASTMH encouraged but not required). The mentor will help the applicant plan and carry out the proposed Fellowship activities. The mentor is not required to work at the same organization/ institution as the applicant or to directly supervise the proposed Fellowship activity.
- Applicant and mentor are responsible for planning the proposed Fellowship activity and securing agreement from participating/hosting institutions
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