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

Our application for the 2025 Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity cohort is now closed. Sign up for our mailing list to receive important application updates and other news from the program.  

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, medicine, 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.

Application Timeline

  • February 15, 2024: Application opens
  • March 21, 2024: Informational webinar 
  • March 29, 2024: Latin America Regional Q&A (Spanish language)
  • April 11, 2024: Application closes
  • June 2024: First round of applicant interviews
  • July 2024: Second round of applicant interviews
  • August 2024: Applicant acceptance notifications go out

Application Requirements


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

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 (4-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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