Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity

Deadline: 1 May  2022
Open to: individuals engaged in health-related work
Benefits: fully covered


The Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity is a one year, non-residential fellowship program offered by the George Washington University. The first cohort of fellows was the class of 2017.

The Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity program is designed to bring together the many diverse industries and professions that influence health and well-being including, but not limited to: art, law, business, academia, government, journalism, social enterprise, research, media, housing, and health care delivery.

The program will:

  • blend in-person and online learning to build comprehensive knowledge of national and global health disparities
  • enhance fellows’ capability to address these disparities through exposure to content experts and visits to programs and institutions pioneering positive change
  • provide personalized leadership training curriculum that emphasizes practical approaches to creating change


Individuals who fit in the following requirements can apply:

  • Want to become global leaders in the elimination of health disparities
  • Are early to mid-career
  • Are currently engaged in health-related work
  • Are currently in leadership or a position that has potential for leadership
  • Value diverse perspectives
  • Enjoy working in groups


Selected fellows will need to:

  • Attend 4 in person convenings throughout the year (5-week time commitment)
  • Participate in the online curriculum that includes: biweekly online classes, individualized coaching, peer mentoring, and team-based learning (12-16 hours per month)
  • Be proficient in the English language
  • Please note that all educational experiences and travel expenses related to participation in the fellowship will be covered by the program.


For more information please visit the official website.