1. How long is a fellowship?
A fellowship typically last one year from June 30th to July 1st.
2. Where will I be working?
The fellowship work sites are at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio. www.oucom.ohiou.edu.
3. Who is eligible for the fellowship?
Fellows must be graduates of an AOA-/ACGME-approved residency in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Pediatrics; BE board-certified/eligible in their primary specialty; must have Ohio licensure; and DEA licensure. D.O. and M.D. graduates are eligible.
4. How do I apply?
The application process is on-going. We are presently taking applications for two fellow positions for (June to June) 2013 and 2014. Please apply through the application link provided: Position 1 and Position 2
Contact Ann Brieck, Director of Operations, the Diabetes Institute, at 740-707-5357 for questions about the application process.
5. What types of patients would I expect to encounter during the fellowship?
The fellowship provides an opportunity to see a diverse patient population in terms of age, gender and economic status. Patients are seen on an inpatient and outpatient basis.
6. Describe a typical week in the life of a fellow?
Fellows will spend about 60% of their time in a clinical care outpatient setting. Approximately 10-20% will be spent in their own specialty and 10-20% in a research and scholarly activity, and 5% will involve work with the Diabetes Free Clinic providing direct patient care and in hospital care.
7. What is it like to live in Athens, Ohio?
Athens is a small college town community located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. It offers a wide variety of social, intellectual and recreational opportunities. http://www.athensohio.com/
For an application please see the Ohio University, click here.
For questions concerning the application process, please contact Ann Brieck,
Director of Operations, the Diabetes Institute, at 740-707-5357 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.