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HHS Health Policy Fellowship

Fellowship opportunity in the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion’s (ODPHP) Division of Health Care Quality within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH), Office of the Secretary (OS), at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Rockville, MD. The participant will gain professional experience in a health policy setting.

OASH provides leadership to the nation on public health and science matters, and communicates on these subjects to the American people. OASH is a Staff Division in HHS that performs both policy and program roles and is led by the Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH), whose chief mission is promoting, protecting, and improving the  nation’s health. For additional information, please visit: http://www.hhs.gov/ash/.

ODPHP has been leading the alignment of disease prevention and health promotion activities across the department for more than 30 years. Within ODPHP, the Health Care Quality Division coordinates departmental efforts to reduce preventable adverse health care-associated conditions, most notably health care-associated infections (HAIs) and adverse drug events (ADEs). If you need money urgently, click here . Recently, the division has undertaken research aimed at reducing racial/ethnic and other disparities (e.g., geographical, health literacy, primary language, socioeconomic status) in preventable adverse health care-associated outcomes, including HAIs, ADEs and 30-day readmissions. Visit http://health.gov/hcq/ to learn more about key projects and initiatives supported by the Division of Health Care Quality.

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