Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership (DICP) Faculty Fellowship

Junior Faculty Support Opportunities:
2017-2019 Faculty Fellowships Extended Deadline, October 27, 2016

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A two-year, non-degree Faculty Fellowship Program for Harvard Medical School (HMS) junior faculty that enables fellows to pursue activities that enhance their development as researchers and clinicians/teachers, leads to their advancement within the Harvard system, and promotes diversity within the HMS community.  The Program will provide two years of fellowship support in the amount of $50,000 per year intended to provide release time from clinical work to conduct an individual, mentored research project, participate in Fellowship-related activities, meet regularly with mentors, and present research findings at the annual Minority Health Policy Meeting.


Eligibility

  • Doctoral degree (e.g. MD, PhD, DO, DMD, DDS)
  • Harvard Medical School appointment at the level of Instructor or Assistant Professor
  • Applications will also be considered from clinical or research fellows who are in the process of appointment/promotion to instructor and/or assistant professor at Harvard Medical School

IN THE NEWS

Growing Talent: Fellowships help diverse junior faculty thrive

Recipients of the 2016-2018 HMS Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership Faculty Fellowship and the Harvard Catalyst Program for Faculty Development and Diversity Inclusion Faculty Fellowship were celebrated at a breakfast in March at Harvard Medical School.

The fellows are accomplished HMS junior faculty who will spend a portion of their time over the next two years conducting individual mentored research projects at their respective HMS-affiliated institutions. They will receive $100,000 over the two-year fellowship to support their scholarly research and fellowship-related activities.

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DICP FACULTY FELLOWS

2016 DICP Faculty Fellowship Recipients

Jonathan Abraham

Jonathan Abraham, MD, PhD, Instructor, Harvard Medical School; Department of Biological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Mentor: Stephen Harrison, PhD, Giovanni Armenise - Harvard Professor of Basic Biomedical Science, Harvard Medical School; Department of Biological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School

Division Chief:  Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Project Title“Optimized Human Monoclonal Antibody Cocktails for the Treatment of Filovirus Disease”

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Richelle Charles

Richelle C. Charles, MD, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School; Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Mentor: Edward T. Ryan, DTM&H, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Department Chair: Stephen B. Calderwood MD, Morton N. Swartz, MD Academy Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Massachusetts General Hospital

Project Title: “Development of a Rapid Point-of-Care Diagnostic for Infectious Pathogens”

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Oreofe O. Odejide

Oreofe O. Odejide, MD, MPH Instructor, Harvard Medical School; Department of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Mentor: Gregory A. Abel, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine; Harvard Medical School, Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Division Chief: Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chief, Division of Population Sciences, Center for Gastrointestinal Oncology, Department of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Project Title: “Understanding and Improving End-of-Life Discussions for Blood Cancers”

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2015 DICP Faculty Fellowship Recipients

Aimalohi Agnes Ahonkhai, MD, MPH, Clinical Instructor, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital

Mentor: Kenneth A. Freedberg, MD, MSc, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Division of Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital; Director, Program in Epidemiology and Outcomes Research at the Harvard University Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)

Department Chair:  Stephen B. Calderwood, MD, Morton N. Swartz, MD Academy Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician and Chief, Division of Infectious Disease, Vice-Chair, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Project Title: “Understanding the Clinical and Societal Impact of Re-introducing User Fees for HIV Care in Nigeria”

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Viviany Rodrigues Taqueti, MD, MPH, Instructor, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Department of Radiology, Division of Cardiovascular Imaging, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Mentor: Marcelo Di Carli, MD, Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School; Co-Director, Cardiovascular Imaging; Section Chief, Nuclear Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Department Chair:  Steven Seltzer, MD, Philip H. Cook Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School; Head of the Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital 

Project Title: “Coronary Flow Reserve to Phenotype Diffuse Coronary Atherosclerotic Burden in Women and Men”

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Venee Tubman, MD, MMSc, Instructor, Harvard Medical School; Clinical Staff, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Boston Children’s Hospital

Mentor: Matthew M. Heeney, MD, Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical SchoolClinical Director, Pediatric Blood Disorders Center; Director, Sickle Cell Program; Associate Chief, Hematology, Boston Children’s Hospital

Division Chief:  David A. Williams, MD, Leland Fikes Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children’s Hospital; Director of Translational Research, Boston Children's Hospital; Associate Chairman, Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Project Title: The Impact of Increased Provider Knowledge of Sickle Cell Disease on Caregiver Perceptions of Disease in a Low-Income Country”

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2014 DICP Faculty Fellowship Recipients

Cheryl R. Clark, MD, ScD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Health Equity Research & Intervention, Center for Community Health and Health Equity Hospitalist, Division of General Medicine & Primary Care, Brigham and Women's/Faulkner Hospitals

Mentor: Jennifer Hass, MD, MSPH, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Professor of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health; Associate Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Department Chair: David W. Bates, MD, MSc, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chief Quality Officer and Senior Vice President, Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Project Title: "Addressing Social Disparities in Adult Weight Management in Primary Care Settings: Measuring and Managing Stress"

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Selena Heman-Ackah, MD, MBA, Instructor in Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School; Medical Director of Otology, Neurotology and Audiology, Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Mentor: Gwenaelle Geleoc, PhD, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School; Department of Otolaryngology, F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center, Boston Children's Hospital
 
Department Chair: Elliot L. Chaikof, MD, PhD, Johnson and Johnson Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Chairman, Roberta and Stephen R. Weiner Department of Surgery, Surgeon-In-Chief, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
 
Project Title: "Investigating the Role of Neurotrophin-3 in Acquired Hearing Loss"
 

Elliot Melendez, MD, Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Associate Director, Quality and Safety, Medicine Critical Care, Boston Children’s Hospital

Mentor: Richard Bachur, MD, Senior Associate in Medicine, Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Harvard Medical School, Chief of the Division of Emergency Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital

Department Chair: Michael SD Agus, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Division Chief, Medicine Critical Care, Department of Medicine; Medical Director, Medicine Intensive Care Unit and Intermediate Care Program, Boston Children’s Hospital

Project Title: "Association of cytopenia and endothelial dysfunction in children with severe sepsis and septic shock, and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) and soluble VEGF receptor-1 (sFLT1) as Novel Biomarkers for worse outcomes in children with Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock"

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DICP FACULTY FELLOWSHIP ALUMNI: 2009-2012

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CONTACT

For more information please contact:

Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership
Harvard Medical School
Tel: 617-432-4697
E-mail: teresa_carter@hms.harvard.edu