While at Penn

Center for Public Health Initiatives (CPHI)
The home for public health at Penn

Master of Public Health Program
The academic home for the PHCP

Penn Biomedical Policy Group
This group advocates for many science policy issues

ELISS (Emerging Leaders in Science and Society)
This brand new program is for current graduate and professional students. Penn is one of the Founding Partner Campuses

College of Physicians Public Health Poster Session
This annual poster session is held each spring


After your Penn PhD

NIH Intramural Fellowships

Fellowships in Pharmacology and Cancer Epidemiology, Prevention, and Genetics
Fellows design, carry out, analyze, and publish research studies related to the etiology of cancer in human populations, and gain experience with interdisciplinary, interagency, and multicenter collaborations.

Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program
Fellowship opportunities in cancer prevention and control research for individuals from a multiplicity of disciplines, including behavioral, laboratory, and clinical sciences, epidemiology, ethics, and public health.

CDC Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

APTR Preventive Medicine and Public Health Fellowship Program
Fellowship opportunities in public health and preventive medicine at the CDC

Emerging Infectious Disease Fellowship Program
Trains and prepares scientists for careers in public health laboratories

ASM/CDC Program in Infectious Disease and Public Health
Infectious disease postdoc at the CDC in Atlanta, GA

National Center for Health Statistics Postdoctoral Research Program
Health Statistics fellowship at NCHS in Washington, DC
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Scientific Careers in the Federal Government

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Postdoctoral Research Opportunities
Offers research positions within different branches of the Federal government

Policy Fellowships

AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowships
This program offers congressional and executive branch policy fellowships.

Presidential Management Fellows
Federal government’s premier leadership development program for those within two years of receiving advanced degrees

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholars
Two year fellowship in population health research, to be done at one of four participating universities

The AAI Public Policy Fellows Program (PPFP)
The PPFP provides postdoctoral fellows and other junior scientists who are committed to a career in biomedical research with the opportunity to learn about and participate in the public policy and legislative activities of AAI. Up to 10 Fellows may participate annually.