FDA Commissioner's Fellowship Program

Kate Stuart
March 5, 2014
Posted in Announcements
Touch the Lives of All Americans!
FDA invites outstanding healthcare professionals, scientists, and engineers to apply to its two-year Fellowship Program, where they will receive regulatory science training and the chance to conduct cutting-edge research on targeted scientific, policy, or regulatory issues under the mentorship of an FDA senior scientist.
Coursework & Preceptorship
The FDA Commissioner’s Fellowship program combines coursework designed to provide an in-depth understanding of science behind regulatory review with the development of a carefully designed, agency priority, regulatory science project.
Who Should Apply?
Applicants must have a Doctoral level degree (M.D., D.O., D.V.M., D.D.S., D.P.M., Pharm.D., or Ph.D.) to be eligible; however, applicants with a Bachelor's or Master's degree in an engineering discipline will also be considered. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals of the U.S., or have been admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence at the time their applications are submitted. Applicants cannot be current FDA employees or FDA contractors (such as ORISE fellows).  Applicants must have received their doctoral degree (for Engineering applicants, their Bachelor's or Master's) within 7 years of the start date. NOTE: All degree requirements (including thesis defense) must be complete before applying.
Applications will be accepted starting April 16, 2014 through 5pm EST on May 26, 2014.
Applications will only be accepted through the online site here: