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Fellowship Opportunity – Health System Impact Fellowship Opportunity for post-doctoral fellow at the IHE

The Institute of Health Economics and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) announce the launch of the Health System Impact Fellowship (for post-doctoral fellows only).

CIHR Health System Impact Fellowship

The Institute of Health Economics provides a unique intersection between research, health policy and management and commercialization. We have a track record of supporting Masters and Phd students in practicums working on a variety of projects commissioned by health system decision-makers.

The goal for the experiential learning opportunity is: Real world demonstration of the feasibility and practical value of life cycle health technology assessment, analyses, and implementation plans to support the adoption of innovations in precision health technologies by the Alberta health system. The technical demands of the analyses and the importance of effective communication to decision-makers requires post-doctoral level input and participation. The candidate would acquire skills in research and analytics with large databases; project management and navigation of multi-stakeholder relationships and governance; communication skills with senior decision-makers. There would be access to external training opportunities and interaction with leading national and international experts

The nature of the work will involve significant engagement with large amounts of health system data. The fellow would be involved in strategy development, policy briefings, economic evaluation, technology adoption evaluation and development of decision pathways for adaptation of reimbursement or clinical use rules including disinvestment strategies.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: April 5th, 2018

Application process: Applicants interested in exploring a Health System Impact Fellowship opportunity with the IHE must contact Kris Schindel no later than April 5, 2018 with the required application materials.

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