We are looking for leaders who have the courage and compassion to confront life-limiting disparities in health.  


  • February 15, 2023: Application opens
  • March 9, 2023: Informational webinar
  • April 10, 2023: Application closes
  • June 2023: First round of applicant interviews
  • July 2023: Second round of applicant interviews
  • August 2023: Applicant acceptance notifications go out

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The Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity program is designed to bring together the many diverse industries and professions that influence health and well-being including, but not limited to: art, law, business, academia, government, journalism, social enterprise, research, media, housing, and health care delivery.

Fellows will be selected based on demonstrated commitment in the area of health equity and leadership potential. The program will build and support a group of global, multidisciplinary leaders equipped with the technical knowledge, skills and network to advance health equity in their organizations and communities. 

Who should apply?

Individuals who:
  • Want to become global leaders in the elimination of health disparities
  • Are early to mid-career
  • Are currently engaged in health-related work
  • Are currently in leadership or a position that has potential for leadership
  • Value diverse perspectives
  • Enjoy working in groups

Explore what our program has to offer.


Application Requirements


Selection Criteria

Fellows are chosen for the next step of the application process by the strength of their statement of interest, including past accomplishments that demonstrate a strong commitment to health equity, the quality of their project proposal, the strength of their recommendation letters and the completion of the employer support form.

Program Objectives

  • Know Disparities
  • Combat Inequity 
  • Build Leaders
  • Create a Network

Program Expectations

Selected fellows will need to:
  • Attend in person convenings throughout the year (5-week time commitment)
  • Participate in the online curriculum that includes: biweekly online classes, individualized coaching, peer mentoring, and team-based learning (12-16 hours per month)
  • Be proficient in the English language

Please note that all educational experiences and travel expenses related to participation in the fellowship will be covered by the program.

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