The VA Quality Scholars fellowship offers physicians and nurses the unique opportunity during a two-year fellowship to improve veteran healthcare quality through innovation, teaching, and research. This advanced interprofessional program combines a broad curriculum with an individualized approach to meet the needs of each healthcare professional’s interests.

The Fellowship offers many benefits including:

  • A paid full-time fellowship (stipend plus books) through the VA Office of Academic Affiliations
  • Cross-site learning experiences convened by faculty of the Houston Center for Training in Healthcare Quality
  • Opportunities to conduct quality improvement projects and research mentored by nurse and physician faculty scholars
  • A broad curriculum combined with individualized training at eight sites in the U.S. and an affiliated program in Canada
  • Collaboration with other physician and nurse fellows across North America
  • An Incredible experience in quality improvement and patient safety scholarship

Fellowship Locations: Atlanta, GA; Birmingham, AL; Cleveland, OH; Los Angeles, CA; Iowa City, IA; Nashville, TN; San Francisco, CA; Toronto, ON, Canada; White River Junction, VT