The Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Leadership at Yale University, launched August 20, 2018, is open to health practitioners committed to improving health care access and outcomes for minorities, socioeconomically disadvantaged groups, and other vulnerable populations. The fellows will complete the MBA for Executives degree program, with a focus on health care. They will also receive specialized training and mentoring from experts in health care disparities from across the university and beyond. The first fellows will begin the 22-month MBA for Executives programs in July 2019. Applications are currently being accepted.
Fellows will complete the EMBA curriculum by taking classes every other weekend, as well as attending two longer on-campus modules—a format that will allow them to continue in their current roles while developing new leadership capabilities. They will be part of a cohort of accomplished, motivated and diverse peers, taking core classes with students from all three focus areas and attending colloquia and specialized electives with other professionals from all facets of the healthcare industry. In addition, fellows will benefit from mentoring, immersion trips, and hands-on project opportunities centered on minority health. Graduates earn the same Yale MBA degree as full-time students and join the Yale alumni community.