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Washington State Chapter of NAPNAP

Adolescent Health Fellowship

Posted over 4 years ago by Karen Kilian

THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

LEADERSHIP EDUCATION IN ADOLESCENT HEALTH PROGRAM (UW LEAH)

IS NOW RECRUITING HIGHLY QUALIFIED TRAINEES IN NURSING

FOR THE 2014-2015 ACADEMIC YEAR.

The UW LEAH program is one of seven interdisciplinary training programs funded by the Maternal Child Health Bureau (MCHB) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. UW LEAH is dedicated to training future leaders in adolescent health with the goal of reducing health disparities, as well as improving health equity and services delivery for adolescents. UW LEAH fellows participate in mentored, hands-on, and didactic training in adolescent health, focusing on interdisciplinary practice, leadership skills, research, public health, advocacy, and policy.  Training opportunities are available for graduate and post-graduate level trainees in five key adolescent health disciplines: medicine, nursing, nutrition, psychology and social work, as well as for members of other disciplines and community organizations who are interested in leadership training in adolescent health.

One-year fellowship positions are available for nurses and nurse practitioners who are enrolled in or have completed a Master's Degree, Pediatric Certified Nurse Specialist (PCNS) training, Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP), or PhD level coursework, AND who are interested in advanced leadership and interdisciplinary training in adolescent health. Training stipends are available to qualified candidates.

For more information and to apply:  http://depts.washington.edu/uwleah/

All applications are due May 17, 2014;  - Applications must include 1) Online LEAH Application Form, 2) Two letters of recommendation, and 3) Copy of academic transcripts.  Letters and transcripts can be submitted electronically or by mail, but must be sent from the originating individual or institution.

Questions:  email Andrea at:  lamlandis@uw.edu