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Summer Externship Program

The Summer Externship Program is designed for Fellows and Scholars to augment the health policy studies taking place in the classroom with experiential, real-world, experience in a policy work environment.

The Externs have paid external learning opportunities during the summer months including housing and transportation at some of the nation's most noted health policy organizations, academic research institutions, and governmental agencies. Previous externship sites have included:

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
Institute of Medicine (IOM)
Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Disparities Solutions
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
National Dental Association (NDA)
National Institute on Aging
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
RWJF Center for Health Policy at University of New Mexico


CALL FOR APPLICANTS

The RWJF Center for Health Policy is currently accepting applicants for the 2014 Summer Externship Program. Current Health Policy Fellows and Scholars are eligible to apply. Please note that Scholars are now able to attend the Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research conducted by the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) at the University of Michigan, a site previously open to Fellows only.

To express interest in becoming a 2014 Summer Extern, please email your resume or CV and a letter of interest to aharmon@mmc.edu.


SUMMER 2013 EXTERNS

GuinnTimothy Guinn
2012 Health Policy Scholar

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico
http://healthpolicy.unm.edu/


HacklerEddie Hackler
2012 Health Policy Scholar

National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland
http://www.nih.gov/


HargroveTaylor Hargrove
2011 Health Policy Fellow

Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research - June 17-21
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (Michigan)
http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/


KinlockBallington Kinlock
2011 Health Policy Scholar

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico
http://healthpolicy.unm.edu/


TelloDaniel S. Tello
2011 Health Policy Fellow

2013 Research Design for Causal Inference Main Workshop - June 24-28
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois
http://www.northwestern.edu/


WareAdrian Ware
2011 Health Policy Scholar

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy at Meharry Medical College
Nashville, Tennessee
http://www.meharryhealthpolicy.org/


WinstonNadia Winston
2012 Health Policy Scholar

National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland
http://www.nih.gov/

 


SUMMER 2012 EXTERNS

danielle_brownDanielle Brown, MSPH
Spring 2012 Health Policy Scholar
Externship: National Institutes of Health / National Institute on Aging, Washington, D.C.

 


ashley_huddersonAshley Huderson
Spring 2012 Health Policy Scholar
Externship: Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, D.C.

 


brandon_morganBrandon Morgan
Fall 2012 Health Policy Scholar
Externship: National Institutes of Health / National Institute on Aging, Washington, D.C.

 


tulani_washington_plaskettTulani Washington-Plaskett, MS
Fall 2012 Health Policy Scholar
Externship: Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Baltimore, Maryland

 


jacqueline_watkinsJacqueline Denise Watkins, MSPH
Spring 2012 Health Policy Scholar
Externship: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, Maryland

 


SUMMER 2011 EXTERNS

danielle_brownDanielle Brown
Spring 2011 Health Policy Scholar

Externship: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People,
Baltimore, Maryland


janie_charlestonJanie Charleston
Spring 2011 Health Policy Scholar

Externship: National Dental Association,
Washington, D.C.


cheryl_chunCheryl Chun, MA, MS
Spring 2011 Health Policy Scholar

Externship: Institute of Medicine,
Washington, D.C.


kyle_gardnerKyle Gardner
Spring 2011 Health Policy Scholar

Externship: National Dental Association,
Washington, D.C.


SUMMER 2010 EXTERNS

amirah_abdullahAmirah Abdullah, MSPH
Spring 2010 Health Policy Scholar

Externship: Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, D.C.


naa_ayele_amponsahNaa Ayele Amponsah, MSPH
Spring 2010 Health Policy Scholar

Externship Site: National Institute on Aging,
Washington, D.C.


kevin_blytheKevin Blythe, MSPH
Spring 2010 Health Policy Scholar

Externship: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People,
Baltimore, Maryland


khalil_harbyKhalil Harbi, MD, MSPH
Spring 2010 Health Policy Scholar

Externship: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People,
Baltimore, Maryland