Program Eligibility and Admissions

All applications will be processed under the NYU Population Health Research Fellowship Program.

Application Process

Applicant must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or a foreign national with a visa permitting permanent U.S. residence
  • Be Board eligible or certified and a graduate of an accredited U.S. clinical residency program.
  • Have an active NYS medical license before matriculation

While this program is most suited to General Internists (MD or DO degrees) meeting the above requirements, applications from individuals with PhD, DDS, DMD degrees who have a strong background and/or commitment to health research in primary care will also be considered.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit an application, CV, and personal statement which address career goals, prior research, professional experiences, and proposed area(s) of research interest. You may download the fellowship application here. If you have any questions you may contact:

Kevin Scott
Program Manager, Fellowship in Population Health Research
Department of Pediatrics
NYU School of Medicine/Bellevue Hospital Center
462 First Avenue, Admin. Building, 3rd Floor, Rm A320
New York, NY 10016


  • Complete the application (including personal statement);
  • Return application with current curriculum vitae;
  • Arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be submitted under separate cover. One letter should be from your current residency program director / supervisor of your current position

All materials should be mailed to Mr. Kevin Scott at the address listed above.

When all application materials have been received, we will contact you regarding the availability of interviews with program faculty.

Selection Criteria

In addition to data gathered during the application and interview process and from letters of recommendation, criteria for selection include evidence of:

  1. Excellence during clinical training;
  2. Commitment to the scientific process, such as previous research and scholarship; and,
  3. Commitment to addressing primary care health problems.

Annual Deadlines

  • Applications: Still accepting applications
  • Notifications: On a rolling basis until positions are filled
  • Program Start: July 1

Members of under-represented/disadvantaged minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.