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The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine offers a Ruth L. Kirchstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Primary Care Research Fellowship designed to train professionals for careers in research and academic medicine.

Eligibility  Family Medicine residents in their final year of residency are eligible to apply. Two slots are available per year, with the fellowship starting in either August or January.

Program Details  During this two-year training program, trainees will complete the requirements for the Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) degree. Trainees will also rotate with faculty research teams, conduct their own research within an established research team, and attend leadership training.

Benefits  Trainees will receive a stipend commensurate with year of relevant postdoctoral experience ranging from $42,840 - $56,376, University of Utah tuition and fees, and funding to attend one conference a year. Additional benefits and serves are also available to graduate students at the University of Utah, including campus recreation and student health services.

For general program questions, please contact:
Christina A. Porucznik, PhD, MSPH
Fellowship Program Director
Associate Professor and Associate Division Chief for Education
375 Chipeta Way, Suite A
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Find more information about the Department and the MSPH program.

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