The IHS Injury and Violence Prevention (IVP) Fellowship provides practical knowledge and skills for IVP practitioners working in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. The IVP Fellowship builds on learning obtained from IHS IVP Courses 1, 2, and 3, and prior experiences of participants.
Benefits of completing the Fellowship
- Project development, implementation, evaluation
- Promote community involvement
- Effective strategies
- Data collection and analysis
- Coalition building
- Program evaluation
- Oral/written communication
- Individualized learning experiences
- Field work
Fellowship Summary 2023-2024 [PDF - 343 KB]
Projects can focus on unintentional injury or intentional violence in one of three project types: 1) Problem Analysis; 2) Program Planning; or 3) Program Evaluation.
Fellows complete four project phases (i.e., Planning, Implementation, Results, Deliverables) during which they
- participate in synchronous and asynchronous distance-learning sessions
- attend three in-person learning sessions requiring approximately 3 weeks away from their job sites
- complete project tasks and submit interim deliverables
- participate in scheduled progress checks
- develop a project report
- present a summary of their project at the IHS IVP Fellowship Symposium
- participate in an optional continuing education opportunity (e.g., attend a conference, enroll in a university-based course)
- Beginning August 08, 2022: watch required pre-recorded webinar
- Schedule required consultation w IHS Injury Prevention Program Academic Advisor team and project mentor
- Beginning October 03, 2022: obtain link to begin online application
- December 04, 2022: applications due
Applicants must complete an online application.
Prior to applying to the Fellowship, prospective applicants are required to watch an online pre-recorded webinar and schedule a required consultation with the IHS Injury Prevention Program Academic Advisor team and project mentor to discuss the applicants project idea.
Beginning October 3, 2022, applicants should obtain a link to begin their online application . Complete applications are due by 11:00 pm ET on Sunday, December 4, 2022.
Fellowship Point of Contact
Molly Madson, MPH, Injury Prevention Program Specialist, IHS
5600 Fishers Ln.
Rockville, MD 20857