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Team Leader Fellowship

Global Public Health Fellowship
Start a Chapter. Become a Team Leader.

Fellowship Application Form

Seeking a pre-medical, pre-dental, pre-veterinary, or global and public health-related leadership opportunity abroad? Join the VAW Global Public Health Fellowship. We are looking for Team Leaders and Chapter Presidents at your university or within your community!

The Team Leader (TL) will have a number of responsibilities throughout the year, including recruiting a team of interns, developing a board of students, establishing VAW Global as an official club or class, attending online training and meetings, and preparing their team for an Internship Trip abroad during Summer, Spring or Winter Break-ย  through team workshops and fundraising.

VAW Global expects the TL to dedicate a minimum of 3-5 hours per week to this role. If you are not able to travel abroad with your team, you can assign one of the interns as a Site Leader (SL) to take over this part of the role for you.

Build your resume for pre-professional schools!

During this fellowship our Team Leaders gain:

  • effective leadership experience,
  • international and public health work experience,
  • management and communication skills,
  • an understanding of healthcare in a global context focused on LMICs
  • disease diagnosis, treatment courses, and
  • clinic operations through shadowing, measuring vital signs, and learning about basic pharmacology โ€” all under the direct supervision of experienced local physicians and professional staff.

Find out more: Global Public Health Fellowship description

Ready to be a Team Leader for 2022-2023?

Fellowship Application Form

Join our movement to strengthen your experience in public health and medicine, dentistry, and/or veterinary medicine while supporting healthcare systems around the world. Together we can fund access to equitable healthcare around the world!