The Global Brain Health Institute is now accepting applications for its 2018 class of Atlantic Fellows for Equity in Brain Health.
The Atlantic Fellows program at the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) provides innovative training in brain health, leadership, and dementia prevention to a broad array of promising leaders from various professions, including medicine, science, business, law, journalism, and the arts.
Through their work, Fellows are expected to emphasize local and global health inequities that need to be addressed by practitioners and policymakers, with the goal of reducing the scale and impact of dementia in local communities around the world.
Fellows are provided with:
- A customizable 6 or 12-month experience with a base at the University of California, San Francisco or Trinity College Dublin
- One-to-one mentoring on projects aimed at advancing brain health
- Weekly courses on health economics, leadership, ethics, policy, brain health, and dementia, among other topics
- Observation and participation in clinical cases
- Access to a network of researchers, clinicians, and policy makers for career-length mentoring
- Opportunities for pilot funding
- A stipend during the course of their training