Vanderbilt University

Institutional Training Programs

AHRQ funds 28 institutions which recruit and train predoctoral and/or postdoctoral health services researchers. Details on characteristics of the Vanderbilt University program and its self-identified areas of research interest are described.

Contact

Marie Griffin, M.D., M.P.H., Program Director
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1500 21st Avenue South
Village at Vanderbilt, Suite 2600
Nashville, TN 37212
Phone: (615) 343-6338
E-mail: marie.griffin@vanderbilt.edu

Web site: http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/prevmed/mph/

Content Areas

  • Medical Informatics.
  • Clinical Health Services Research.
  • Clinical Epidemiology.
  • Outcomes Research.
  • Decision Science.
  • Health Policy.
  • Health Behavior and Education.

Program Description

The objective of this program is to support postdoctoral fellows who have completed their residency training or Ph.D.s in the health sciences for 1 to 3 years each to pursue a career in health services research. The program will be comprised of two major components:

  • Participation in the M.P.H. program which includes a mentored research apprenticeship.
  • Participation in formal career development and mentoring activities.

The program takes advantage of strong collaborations between Vanderbilt and the State Health Department and Meharry Medical College.

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Page last reviewed October 2012
Internet Citation: Vanderbilt University: Institutional Training Programs. October 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/funding/training-grants/grants/active/t32/T32-vand.html