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American Hospital Association Next Generation Leaders Fellowship and Rural Scholarships

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American Hospital Association
Jun 9, 2022

The American Hospital Association (AHA) Next Generation Leaders Fellowship is a fellowship program designed to empower healthcare leaders to bring about lasting change in the hospital and health systems in which they serve.

The key components of the fellowship will include:

  • In-person learning sessions
  • Virtual training
  • Mentorship
  • Fellowship learning project and action plan

Required attendance dates for the 2021-2022 cohort are listed on the program details page.


The fellowship is designed for healthcare leaders who are accomplished in their careers and expected to rise to the top of their fields in the next 5-10 years. The program seeks to select a cohort of leaders who bring diverse perspectives and experiences from a variety of settings: clinical, strategy and operational backgrounds with a strong foundation in quality, safety, affordability, and are looking to expand skills to effect change at their organization.

CDC Project Firstline scholarships are limited to 12 candidates 5-10 years from the C-suite at a rural hospital or health system and who are committed to transforming infection prevention and control.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Tuition cost is $10,500 per Fellow. Space is limited to 42 participants.

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the online application are available on the program website. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

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Health information technology · Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Leadership · Networking and collaboration · Population health · Reimbursement and payment models · Service delivery models

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