Webinar for Potential Norwegian & Swedish Harkness Fellowship Applicants

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<p>The Commonwealth Fund invites you to a webinar on the Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Policy and Practice on August 25 at 3:30 p.m., CEST (9:30 a.m., EST). The webinar will address eligibility, how the fellowship works, its relevance to Norwegian and Swedish applicants, and the fellowship experience.</p><p>Speakers include:</p>
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<li>Robin Osborn, vice president and director, The Commonwealth Fund's International Health Policy and Practice Innovations program; </li>
<li>Stuart Guterman, vice president, Medicare & Cost Control, The Commonwealth Fund;</li>
<li>Magne Nylenna, director, Norwegian Knowledge Center for the Health Services;</li>
<li>Fredrik Lennartsson, executive director, Swedish Agency for Health Care Services and Analysis;</li>
<li>Hans Olav Melberg, 2012–13 Norwegian Harkness Fellow; and </li>
<li>Charlotta Levay, 2013–14 Swedish Harkness Fellow.</li>
<p>The Harkness Fellowships provide a unique opportunity for mid-career professionals—academic researchers, government policymakers, clinical leaders, hospital and insurance managers, and journalists—from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, and the United Kingdom—to spend up to 12 months in the United States working with leading experts to study health care delivery reforms and critical issues on the health policy agenda in both the U.S. and their home countries. The Commonwealth Fund brings together the full class of fellows throughout the year to participate in a series of high-level policy briefings and leadership seminars with health care leaders.</p>
<p>The fellowship awards up to U.S. $119,000 in support, with an additional supplemental family allowance of approximately $55,000. </p>
<p>The deadline for receipt of applications from Norway and Sweden is November 17, 2014.</p>
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http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/newsletters/ealerts/2014/aug/webinar-for-potential-norwegian Register for the webinar.