Get involved in the institute
Our success and growth is largely rooted in the
participation of researchers from a variety of disciplines.
To get involved with the institute, we offer both individual
affiliation and institutional affiliation.
There are three possible levels of individual affiliation
with the Interdisciplinary Health Policy Institute.
This position is appointed by the executive director by virtue of
the faculty member’s research, teaching, and ability to carry out the mission and
objectives of the institute.Read more
Roles and benefits
- leads an institute office
- assumes seat on Institute Internal Advisory
Board, which meets monthly
- eligible for partial buy-out of teaching load
- eligible for all benefits conferred on fellows
This position is open to all whose work would
contribute to the mission and objectives of the Institute Read more
- eligible for clerical support from the Institute
for institute-related grant writing and curriculum development
- invitations to participate in all Institute
- opportunity to participate in training and
research grants coordinated by the Institute
- library privileges and some Information Technology
Services, like e-mail
- participate in Institute meetings like Fellow’s
meetings, grand rounds, annual conference, etc.
- whenever possible, submit relevant grant
proposals through the Institute
- provide research findings like article abstracts
to the Institute so they may be posted on the Institute’s website
- indicate affiliation with the Institute in
professional publications, papers, etc.
- teach Institute courses and/or be willing to
offer curricular advice to others who are teaching Institute courses and/or be
willing to mentor students who are conducting Institute-related projects
Process to become a fellow
Submit the following to the executive director:
vitae summarizing academic/professional history
- cover letter indicating:
- the relevance of your research, teaching, and/or
other activities to the Institute’s mission and objectives, and your reasons
- links to any personal web pages
- nomination note from your chair or supervisor,
indicating their support for your intention to affiliate
Submissions will be considered by the Institute Internal
Advisory Board. The executive director will then communicate its decisions
In order to ensure the continued pertinence of fellows to
the Institute, every three years the Internal Advisory Board may review
evidence of fellows’ Institute-related activities to determine their continued
relevance to the Institute’s mission and objectives.
In the absence of continued relevance, the
executive director, acting on the advice of the Internal Advisory Board, may
terminate a fellow’s affiliation with the Institute.
This position is open to all whose work or
studies could benefit from up-to-date information about Institute activities
and eventsRead more
Members receive invitations to all Institute events, and the
opportunity to participate in training and research grants coordinated by the Institute.
To become a member, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
We also seek institutions to affiliate with the Institute. Representatives
should contact the executive director to determine the appropriate level of
affiliation and how to proceed.