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OAA Fellowship Program

Advanced Fellowship in Clinical and Health Services Research

Co-Directors: Diana Burgess, PhD and Elisheva Danan, MD, MPH
Associate Director: Michele Spoont, PhD 

We offer two-year post-doctoral fellowships in clinical and health services research for qualified candidates with a PhD, MD or other doctoral degree (e.g., DNP). Candidates interested in PTSD and other trauma-related disorders, chronic pain and opioid harms reduction, healthcare disparities, implementation science, high value health care and policy, biostatistics, research methodology, cancer prevention and screening, substance use disorders, or epidemiology may find CCDOR a particularly good fit but other candidates are encouraged to apply.

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VA Quality Scholars Fellowship Program

Co-Directors: Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH; Judith Pechancek, DNP, RN, CENP; Christopher Erbes, PhD
Associate Director: Susan Diem, MD, MPH

The National VA Quality Scholars Program (VAQS) is a 2-year fellowship that is designed to train the next generation of health professionals to improve healthcare through innovations, quality improvement, and patient safety.  The fellowship is sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and consists of eleven sites across the United States, as well as an affiliate site in Toronto, Canada. Each site in the US consists of a partnership between a VA hospital and an academic institution. The site in Minneapolis is based at the Minneapolis VA Healthcare System and the University of Minnesota. 

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