Published: 12/09/2002, Volume II2, No. 5822 Page 8

The Commonwealth Fund's Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Policy seek outstanding health policy researchers, academics and policy-makers to apply for next year's round of fellowships.The scheme, endorsed by the Nuffield Trust for Research and Policy Studies in Health Services based in London, provides a unique opportunity for mid-career professionals from the UK, Australia and New Zealand to spend up to 12 months in the US conducting original research and working with leading US health policy experts. Successful candidates must demonstrate a strong interest in health policy issues and submit a preliminary proposal for a research study that fits within the scope of the fund's programme areas.

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