Call for Applications: Thomas O. Pyle Fellowship

Call for Applications: Thomas O. Pyle Fellowship

December 3, 2020

Thomas O. Pyle Fellowship Call for Submission | Deadline: January 4, 2021

The Department of Population Medicine is accepting applications for the Thomas O. Pyle Fellowship for the academic year July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022. The Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation and Harvard University created the Fellowship in honor of Thomas Pyle, who was Chief Executive Officer of Harvard Community Health Plan for many years and a leader in the Harvard and Boston communities. The Fellowship is intended to support scholarly work that contributes to the development of health care policy at any of several levels --- public, organizational, or clinical.  The level of funding is based on the applicant’s experience and financial needs.  

Physicians, post-doctorates, and MD or PhD candidates are eligible if they are committed to population health research, will perform the proposed fellowship work under the mentorship of a faculty member appointed in the Department of Population Medicine, and require funding to support an additional year of study or their first year as a faculty member. Applicants who are currently based outside the Department of Population Medicine are welcome and should contact for assistance in connecting with a DPM faculty member prior to preparing an application.

The Fellowship provides one year of salary support in accordance with the DPM Fellowship stipend scale for AY2022; up to $5,000 for research-related expenses; and a professional allowance of $1500. If there are additional salary requirements, please include this information in the application for consideration by the Committee.  

We are dedicated to the goal of fostering a culturally diverse department and committed to working in a multicultural environment. Candidates from backgrounds underrepresented in science and medicine are especially encouraged to apply.   

Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a proposal  of no more than two pages describing plans for the fellowship year.  Two letters of recommendation should be sent under separate cover.

Applications must be received by January 4, 2021 and should be sent via email to Awards will be announced by January 31, 2021.