A Webinar Series for Dutch and German Harkness Fellowship Applicants

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<p>The Commonwealth Fund invites you to a webinar series on the Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Policy and Practice. The speakers will discuss the fellowship experience and its value to Dutch and German applicants. </p><p><strong>When: </strong>Dutch applicants: June 4, 4 p.m., Central European Summer Time; German applicants: June 6, 4 p.m., Central European Summer Time </p>
<p><strong>Who:</strong> Robin Osborn, Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Program and Innovation vice president and director; Stu Guterman, Commonwealth Fund vice president; Bernadette Klapper, M.D, head of section, health and science, Robert Bosch Stiftung; Patrick Jeurissen, coordinator for policy and strategy, Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare, and Sport; Julia Kreis, 2009–10 Harkness/Bosch Fellow; Peter Alders, 2012–13 Harkness/Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare, and Sport Fellow. </p>
<p>Please register here: <a href="/Fellowships/Harkness-Fellowships/Harkness-Fellowships-Webinars.aspx">http://www.commonwealthfund.org/Fellowships/Harkness-Fellowships/Harkne…; </p>
<p>The Harkness Fellowships provide a unique opportunity for mid-career professionals—academic researchers, government policymakers, clinicians, hospital and insurance managers, and journalists—from Australia, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, and the United Kingdom, to spend up to 12 months in the United States studying a critical health policy issue, and working with leading U.S. health policy experts. </p>
<p>Each fellowship provides up to U.S. $119,000 in support. In addition, a supplemental allowance is provided to Fellows accompanied by a partner and/or children (e.g., approximately $55,000 for a partner and two children up to age 18). </p>
<p>The deadline for receipt of applications from the Netherlands and Germany is November 18, 2013. </p>