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Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Faculty Fellowships in Public Health Law - Call for Applications

Faculty Fellowships in Public Health Law - Call for Applications

Applications are invited for 10 faculty fellowships in public health law education.


Georgia State University College of Law and its Center for Law, Health & Society are leading an initiative funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for a faculty fellowship program to promote public health law education. Ten faculty members from law schools or schools/programs of public health will be selected to participate in a yearlong fellowship program designed to foster innovations in educational programming (including clinical, externship, and other experiential learning) and to build a strong learning community among faculty who teach in the public health law field.  

All fellows, with their deans’ support, will design and implement a project for curricular change in public health law education at their home institutions. Each fellow will be paired with a faculty mentor in public health law. The fellows will begin their fellowship year by attending an intensive 10-day educational Summer Institute on July 16-26, 2014 in Park City,  Utah. Over the course of the academic 2014-2015 fellowship year, the fellows and their mentors will regularly share ideas, experiences and models for public health law teaching, providing opportunities for professional growth and leadership development. 


• Applicants must have a J.D. degree and be employed in a full-time faculty position at a law school or school/program of public health, or be a full-time faculty member affiliated with a law school or school/program of public health, with a tenure-track, tenured, clinical-track, joint, or comparable faculty appointment;

• Applicants must have at least three years of full-time teaching experience at a graduate- or professional-school level by July 2014; previous background in health care law, public health law, or related subjects is preferred;

• A dean’s transmittal letter of support for the proposal is required, as well as
two letters of reference. 

For the complete list of eligibility and selection criteria and to review the full Call for Applications, visit  


•   The application period opens Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. The deadline for applications is Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. Letters of reference are due Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.

•   For instructions on how to apply and complete information about the program, download the full Call for Applications at

 Questions? Contact Stacie Kershner, associate director for the Center for Law, Health & Society, at [email protected] or 404-413-9088.

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