United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care (CMC3)

PhD Post-Doctoral Fellowship

The Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Center of Excellence, Hines, Illinois is seeking post-doctoral fellows in Health Services Research with a focus in chronic care management, medical therapeutics, health communications, or health economics. The two year fellowship begins between July and September. Proposed research must be relevant to VA care of Veterans. The principal mission of this program is to develop successful health services researchers as well as: 1) foster research in the field; 2) enhance the existing center with the addition of new, talented, young investigators; and 3) create pathways for pursuing research careers in the VA. Our center is affiliated with University of Illinois at Chicago, Loyola University of Chicago, and Northwestern University.

Eligibility
·  U.S. Citizen
· Doctoral degree in Health Services Research, Epidemiology, Health Economics, Social Sciences, Pharmacy, or related disciplines
· Desire to develop a research career in Health Services Research

Applications  
Applications for the fellowship will be accepted on a rolling basis. The fellowship start date is flexible, but ideally fellows will begin in the fall of each year.

To Apply
Send a cover letter stating interests and goals for the fellowship, Curriculum Vitae, and a writing sample to: 
Sherri LaVela, PhD, MPH, MBA  
Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program

CMC3/Hines VA Hospital (151H)
P.O. Box 1033
Hines, Illinois 60141
Phone- (708) 202-2414 
FAX - (708) 202-2316

For more information contact:
Sherri LaVela, PhD, MPH, MBA 
Post-Doctoral Fellowship Director
sherri.lavela@va.gov

Current Post-Doctoral Fellows (Click on name to see bio)

Amy Herrold, PhD

Sara Locatelli, PhD

updated 12-20-12