Harvard University Shield

Contact Information:
Melissa Manolis
- Administrative Manager
HMS Fellowship in Patient Safety & Quality
Harvard Medical School

We are currently accepting applications for Fellowships to begin July 2021. The application deadline is October 9, 2020.


Applicants must be MDs. Due to program restrictions, applicants are required to be U.S. citizens or have permanent U.S. resident status at the time of the application. Applicants are screened on the basis of their career goals and on the recommendations of faculty from their medical schools and residency programs.

Each application must include:

  1. Application form
  2. Applicant’s current CV and personal statement
  3. Medical school transcripts (must be forwarded directly by your medical school)
  4. Three letters of recommendation submitted by faculty who are familiar with the applicant’s qualifications (one letter must be from your current Program Director or Supervisor).
Save a completed copy of the 2020 Application Form and return it as an email attachment, along with the above-requested information to HFPSQMail@bidmc.harvard.edu.

Program Calendar

October 9, 2020 Application deadline for entry July 1, 2021
Early November, 2020 Candidates selected to interview & notified
Early December, 2020 Candidate interview day/days
December, 2020 Offers extended

Interviews and Selection Process

During the interviews, candidates will have the opportunity to learn about program components at each of the participating fellowship sites. As part of the selection process, accepted applicants are matched to a participating fellowship site by mutual preference.

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