Community health centers play an essential role in both Kraft Center programs.
For the Kraft Fellowship Program, community health centers serve as the clinical practice sites for Kraft Fellows. As such, they provide Kraft Fellows with hands-on clinical experience in a community setting, as well as mentorship from seasoned health center clinicians well-versed in the specific needs of underserved groups.
For the Kraft Practitioner Program, community health centers provide support for their own physicians and nurses in the form of protected time and dedicated mentorship for the duration of their participation as Kraft Practitioners.
Community health centers that participate in the Kraft Fellowship Program must:
Community health centers that participate in the Kraft Practitioner Program must:
Community health centers must:
To be eligible for the Kraft Fellowship Program, community health centers must:
To be eligible for the Kraft Practitioner Program, community health centers must have made a demonstrated commitment to attracting, developing, and retaining excellent clinicians, and promote leadership development in their Practitioners.
Yes, if a community health center meets all the relevant eligibility criteria.
Click here to find the application to become a Kraft Center Community Health Center.
Completed applications should be e-mailed to Elizabeth Smith, Administrative Assistant, Kraft Center for Community Health, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The next application deadline will be December 2016.