The National Center for Health Statistics and AcademyHealth developed the NCHS/AcademyHealth Health Policy Scholars Program
The program is designed to encourage the use of NCHS data systems and programs by the health services research community in response to current health policy questions, and provide a basis for future health policy.
Each year, the program recruits one (1) scholar (pre- or post-doctoral training) from the field of health services and policy research to conduct research at their home institution. The scholar will have unique access to restricted data file(s) (free-of-charge) through the NCHS Research Data Center (RDC), and potentially other Federal Statistical Research Data Centers (FSRDC), to enhance and improve their research.
Applicants must demonstrate training or experience in health services research in disciplines such as public health, public administration, health care administration, sociology, health economics, health statistics, anthropology, and behavioral sciences, or clinical care, including medicine, nursing, dentistry, and pharmacology.
Application Cycle Closes: Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. ET
Learn more about this program here
Don't miss the 2018 Fall Institute
in Scottsdale, Arizona
Explore a variety of educational pathways for physician leadership and get a comprehensive view of where your career can grow.
- Fundamentals of Physician Leadership
- Strategic Thinking, Planning and Decision Making
- Authentic Leadership Development
- Science of High Reliability
- and many others...
American Association for Physician Leadership
Magellan Health is actively hiring for Physician Clinical ReviewersPhysician Clinical Reviewer
• Key member of utilization management team, and provides timely medical review of service requests that
do not initially meet the applicable medical necessity guidelines.
• Reviews all specialty cases in which clinical determinations cannot be made by the initial clinical reviewer.
• Discusses determinations with requesting physicians or ordering providers, when available, within the
regulatory timeframe of the request by phone.
• Provides clinical rationale for standard and expedited appeals.
Magellan Health offers a complete range of full service health care, including behavioral health, pharmacy benefits management and specialty health care solutions. Magellan Health includes divisions such as Magellan Healthcare and Magellan Rx Management.
Learn more about this role and apply here
The Leaders in Healthcare conference
in the UK will be Nov 14-16, 2018 in Birmingham.
Brought to you by FMLM
and BMJ, the event will showcase the latest ideas and solutions to support the future of medical and healthcare leadership and management.
FMLM = Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management
BMJ = British Medical Journal
Thinking about attending? Here are some highlights from the 2017 event:
Harvard Medical School now offers a Master in Healthcare Quality and Safety
(MHQS). This program aims to train students in how to become operational leaders in healthcare quality, safety and informatics.
The MHQS is a full-time, residential program over 9 months located on Harvard Medical School's campus in Boston.
Students learn from faculty working in Harvard affiliated hospitals including the Massachusetts General Hospital, the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital.
The program is designed for doctors, dentists, nurses, administrators, policy makers, and other health professionals who are either in leadership positions or who aspire to leadership positions in healthcare quality, risk management and patient safety. Applicants must hold an MD or other advanced degree and possess at least three years of clinical experience.
You can learn more here: hms.harvard.edu/MHQS