Our mission is to develop physician leaders in Community Health by teaching innovative techniques to provide high-quality, comprehensive and empathetic care in resource-poor settings.
Kaiser Permanente Northern California offers 4 distinct 13-month fellowships in Community Health: the Community Medicine and Global Health Fellowship based in Napa-Solano, the Community Medicine and Health Disparities Fellowship based in Oakland, the Community Medicine and Integrative Medicine Fellowship based in Santa Rosa, and the Community Medicine and Urban Health Fellowship based in San Francisco. During the 13-month fellowships (July 1 – July 31), fellow time will be spent as follows:
- Community-based Primary Care (50-60%): fellows will provide Primary Care to the medically underserved at non-Kaiser community-based clinics and Federally Qualified Health Centers
- Community Project and Didactics (20-30%): fellows will have protected time for didactics and dedicated mentors to help develop their required community- based scholarly project
- Kaiser Permanente clinics (10-20%): over the course of the 13 months, fellows will spend 1-2 half-days per week learning the Kaiser system first-hand by performing clinical duties at the primary Kaiser Permanente site
- Other opportunities (10-20%): Fellows will also have options to pursue rotations in Global Health or Health Policy, conduct mentored research, or develop further community-based initiatives