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Quality and Safety Training – BVAMC / UAB

  • 1.  Quality and Safety Training – BVAMC / UAB

    Posted 11-13-2019 11:08

    The Birmingham VAMC and the University of Alabama at Birmingham are seeking physicians, nurses, and pharmacists for 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 provided for administration, teaching, research, and scholarship. Funding to attend a national meeting provided. Now recruiting positions for July 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 by January 10th, 2020. In the LOI, indicate your main area(s) of interest and desired outcome after the fellowship.

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