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) Residents/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

Project Manager, Fellow Engagement and Strategic Initiatives