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Quality and Safety Fellowship

  • 1.  Quality and Safety Fellowship

    Posted 01-06-2019 13:18

    The Birmingham VA Medical Center and the University of Alabama at Birmingham areseeking physicians, nurses, and pharmacistsfor a nationally recognized post-doctoral fellowship in quality improvement and patient safety.

    The VA Quality Scholars Fellowship (VAQS) is a two-year position for physicians (post-residency), nurses (pre- or post DNP or PhD), or pharmacists (similar to a residency).

    Time to obtain MSPH or equivalent degree provided. Mentorship and protected time are provided for teaching, research, and scholarship. Funding to attend a national meeting provided. Now recruiting positions starting in 2019 and 2020.

    An overview of the program and FAQ's is available at

    If interested, contact Carlos Estrada, MD, MS ( and Patricia Patrician, PhD, RR, FAAN ( To apply, submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) and a CV byFebruary 10th 2019. In the LOI, indicate your main area(s) of interest and desired outcome after the fellowship.

    Birmingham VA Medical Center

    University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Carlos Estrada
    Section Chief, Birmingham VAMC
    GIM Division Director ,University of Alabama School of Medicine
    Birmingham AL
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