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2013–14 Australian–American Health Policy Fellowship Application Open

The Australian–American Health Policy Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for outstanding, mid-career U.S. professionals—academics, government officials, clinical leaders, decision-makers in managed care and other private health care organizations, and journalists—to spend up to 10 months in Australia conducting research and working with leading Australian health policy experts on issues relevant to both countries. 

The deadline for receipt of applications for the 2013–14 fellowship is August 15, 2012.

For a fellowship of 10 months, an award of up to $87,000 (AUD) will be provided, which includes round-trip airfare to Australia, a monthly stipend, and project-related travel. In addition, a supplemental allowance is provided to fellows accompanied by a partner and/or children (e.g., approximately $50,000 (AUD) for a partner and two children up to age 18) to cover airfare and living expenses.

For further information and to obtain an application, please see In addition, The Commonwealth Fund, in collaboration with the Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation at the University of Technology, Sydney, and the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, is hosting a Web conference on the fellowship at 5:00 p.m., E.S.T., on Monday, April 23. To register for the Web conference, please go to:

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