Senior Fellows

Eligibility: Assistant, Associate, and Full Professors with a current faculty position at the University of Pennsylvania and/or the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) can apply to become LDI Senior Fellows. Please note: Rare exceptions may be made for Penn leadership appointments.

Senior Fellow Application and Requirements

Application and Appointment Process

  • To apply to become an LDI Senior Fellow, please complete the online application form
  • Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. The initial appointment is for three years.

Requirements

  • Spend approximately 75-100 hours per year on related to Penn LDI’s mission.
  • Qualifying activities are broadly defined and include many forms of collaboration, participation, and engagement with LDI and the LDI community. Examples include:
    • Research and Policy Projects
      • Serve as an investigator on a research and/or policy project directly connected to LDI’s mission.
      • Prepare a proposal on a research and/or policy project directly connected to LDI’s mission with other LDI Senior Fellows.
    • Teaching
      • Teach a course at Penn directly connected to LDI’s mission.
    • Mentorship
    • Penn LDI Community Involvement
      • Serve on a Penn LDI committee.
      • Regularly attend Penn’s LDI research and policy seminars and conferences.
      • Regularly attend Penn LDI/Perelman School of Medicine health services workshops.
    • Presentations and Original Content
      • Present public testimony or talks on behalf of Penn LDI.
      • Prepare blog posts for Penn LDI on behalf of its mission.
      • Use Penn LDI affiliation on all manuscripts and presentations related to LDI’s mission.
  • Provide regular updates on your Penn LDI-related research, policy, and educational activities, including publications, presentations, grants, etc.

Associate Fellows

Eligibility: Health services research trainees affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania and/or the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), including: (1) PhD students; (2) Postdoctoral Fellows; (3) Fellows actively engaged in research or research training; (4) MD-MSHP students; and (5) Instructors.

Associate Fellow Application and Requirements

Application and Appointment Process

  • To apply to become an LDI Associate Fellow, please complete the online application form.
  • Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis.
  • Associate Fellows are appointed for the duration of their education program, training program, or instructor assignments.

Requirements

  • Spend approximately 75-100 hours per year related to LDI’s mission. 
  • Qualifying activities are broadly defined and include many forms of collaboration, participation, and engagement with Penn LDI and the LDI community. Examples include:
    • Research and Policy Projects
      • Serve as an investigator on a research and/or policy project directly connected to Penn LDI’s mission.
      • Prepare a proposal on a research and/or policy project directly connected to LDI’s mission with other LDI Fellows.
    • Penn LDI Community Involvement
      • Regularly attend Penn LDI research or policy seminars, conferences, and networking events.
      • Regularly attend Penn LDI/Perelman School of Medicine health services workshops.
    • Presentations and Original Content
      • Prepare blogs for Penn LDI on behalf of its mission.
      • Use Penn LDI affiliation on all manuscripts and presentations related to LDI’s mission.
    • Mentorship
  • Provide regular updates on your Penn LDI-related research, policy, and educational activities, including publications, presentations, grants, and etc.

Questions About Your Application? Contact Us.

Tali Ruskin

Tali Ruskin, MSW, MPH

Manager, Fellow Engagement