Leadership Through Better Health Leadership Program

Applications from individuals and teams working to improve Indian health care issues are strongly encouraged

On January 4, 2017, applications open for four different leadership programs sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  Each program provides funds to selected applicants and leadership training with the goal of supporting a diverse workforce ready to tackle complex health issues that threaten a Culture of Health.

Applications from individuals and teams working to improve Indian health care issues are strongly encouraged. Program participants remain in their home communities and institutions throughout the Fellowships. Travel to program events is paid by the Foundation. Below is a brief summary of each program.
Leadership for Better Health Leadership Program

  • Health Policy Research Scholars – for doctoral students from underrepresented backgrounds interested in applying health policy to improve health throughout communities. Applicants can be in health and non health related fields.
  • Culture of Health Leaders – for community members with a strong interest to lead changes for better health.
  • Interdisciplinary Research Leaders – teams of researchers and community members co-creating research to improve health
  • Clinical Scholars – interdisciplinary teams of health providers working together address complex health issues in their communities.

Additional details can be found at: http://www.rwjf.org/changeleaders 

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