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Bill Finerfrock Health Policy Fellowship

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National Association of Rural Health Clinics
Jan 5, 2024

Sarah Hohman


The Bill Finerfrock Health Policy Fellowship is a 4-week educational experience in Alexandria, Virginia for mid-career professionals to learn leadership skills for becoming grassroots advocates and champions for rural health. The residential fellowship will take place during May, June, or July of 2024.

Fellows will:

  • Participate in NARHC advocacy meetings with Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Capitol Hill staff
  • Analyze NARHC educational content for relevancy
  • Identify areas of focus for NARHC
  • Educate key policymakers on the realities of rural health

Eligibility includes:

  • Mid-career rural health professionals with experience ranging from billing, coding, office management, and/or clinical care in either the RHC setting or a rural healthcare system. Applicants may either be current rural health professionals or have past experience in rural health and are currently pursuing additional education/training.
  • Current NARHC members
  • Recommended active Certified Rural Health Clinic Professional (CRHCP) certification
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Lodging, travel expenses, and a $8,000 stipend will be provided. The selected fellow's employer will also receive a $2,000 stipend to be used as the organization sees fit.

Application process

A link to the application instructions is available on the program website.

Email completed applications to Sarah Hohman.

Tagged as
Health workforce education and training · Leadership · Policy

Organizations (1)

  • National Association of Rural Health Clinics, view details

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