Health Policy

370. Lumiere Health International, San Francisco and New York City

Lumiere Health International, Inc. provides consulting services for victims of human rights violations or crimes against humanity. This includes social inequity, civil rights, war crimes, and torture—both domestically and internationally.

We serve the world’s most vulnerable communities, helping forced migrants and refugees who’ve experienced conflict and persecution. These individuals include unaccompanied minors, asylum seekers, and victims of civil violations abuses in the United States. We also offer consultations to international organizations and policy recommendations at the local, state, and federal level.

We are purpose-driven organization. Our core mission is to illuminate challenges and champion and enable opportunities for forced migrants, asylum seekers, refugees, and other minority groups. For us, that means doing our best to eradicate social inequities—offering equal legal representation and closing healthcare disparity gaps.

As part of Lumiere you will assume an instrumental role in developing solutions with long-lasting impact for the organization, our mission, and patients. You will join a passionate team of seasoned professionals dedicated to advancing human rights by addressing root-causes and closing the gaps that contribute to social inequality, injustice, and long-term chronic diseases. ... Read more about 370. Lumiere Health International, San Francisco and New York City

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle, Washington

Please Note: This internship is co-sponsored between HGHI and The Center for Public Service & Engaged Scholarship’s Mindich Summer Service Fellowship. The primary affiliation is with The Center for Public Service & Engaged Scholarship, and the secondary affiliation is with HGHI. The Center for Public Service & Engaged Scholarship will be the point of contact during the application and internship onboarding process. Applications for this placement will be collected by The Center for Public Service & Engaged Scholarship, so please refer to their website to apply. The intern selected for this internship will have the obligations and benefits of an intern in both of programs.

Mission: The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is an independent population health research center at UW Medicine, part of the University of Washington, that provides rigorous and comparable measurement of the world's most important health problems and evaluates the strategies used to address them. IHME makes this information freely available so that policymakers have the evidence they need to make informed decisions about how to allocate resources to best improve population health.... Read more about Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle, Washington

369. The National Academy for Social Prescribing and NHS England Personalized Care Department, London, UK

What is Personalized Care? Personalized Care will benefit up to 2.5 million people by 2024, giving them the same choice and control over their mental and physical health that they have come to expect in every other aspect of their life. A one-size-fits-all health and care system simply cannot meet the increasing complexity of people’s needs and expectations. Personalised care is based on ‘what matters’ to people and their individual strengths and needs. But you may wonder – what exactly do we mean by ‘Personalized Care?’ Watch this short explanatory video taking you through the...

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368. King’s Health Partners & NHS South East London, London, UK

King’s Health Partners (KHP) is an Academic Health Sciences Centre where world-class research, education and clinical practice are brought together for the benefit of patients. KHP brings together:

  • three NHS Foundation Trusts
  • a world-leading university for health research and education
  • services provided across central and outer London locations, including seven mental health...
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367. The VHL Alliance, Boston, MA

VHL or von Hippel-Lindau disease is a genetic form of cancer. VHL patients battle a series of tumors, in up to ten organs, throughout their lives. The VHL gene controls the major feeding pipeline of every tumor. Curing VHL is one step closer to curing many other forms of cancer. The VHL Alliance (VHLA, vhl.org) is the preeminent resource and clearing house of patients, caregivers, researchers, and the medical community.  VHLA is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 1993, which is dedicated to research, education, and support to improve...

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366. Computational Epidemiology Lab at Harvard Medical School, Boston MA

The Computational Epidemiology Lab Harvard Medical School leverages Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence systems to track and predict disease outbreaks using innovative digital platforms for digital surveillance and prevention. Our overall goal is to show how emerging technologies can help clarify patterns of disease and promote public health. Our mission has materialized in a diverse set of projects that include describing the emergence of West Nile virus in New York City using satellite data, predicting patterns of Lyme disease based on climate change, analyzing patterns of influenza epidemics, finding new ways to identify problem medications using electronic medical records, understanding the geographic patterns of substance abuse, describing the impact of pollution on chronic disease, and most recently the first documented use of mobile smartphones as public health surveillance tools for both outbreak and post-marketing surveillance.

We’re looking for a driven, creative thinker to help us assess and accelerate digital health innovation projects in the Computational Epidemiology Lab. A successful applicant has a background in data science, machine learning, healthcare or technology and is passionate about translating data into information that can impact real-world decisions. In this role, you’ll be paired with a mentor that is an expert in epidemiology data analytics, innovation and will work on projects that seek to use unconventional big data to understand human behaviors and population health.... Read more about 366. Computational Epidemiology Lab at Harvard Medical School, Boston MA

363. American University of Beirut Global Health Institute, Beirut, Lebanon

The Global Health Institute (GHI) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) was formally established in July 2017. As the first such institute in the Middle East and North Africa region, GHI aims to address global health challenges with a focus on context and sustainable impact by employing an interdisciplinary approach. The primary focus of GHI are challenges that are affecting the MENA region, but have relevance to and impact on other regions in the Global South.... Read more about 363. American University of Beirut Global Health Institute, Beirut, Lebanon

Brady Campaign and Center to Prevent Gun Violence, Washington, DC

Please Note: This internship is co-sponsored between HGHI and the IOP's Director's Internship Program. The primary affiliation is with the IOP and the secondary affiliation is with HGHI. The IOP will be the point of contact during the application and internship onboarding process. Applications for this placement will be processed by the IOP, so please refer to the IOP's application instructions to ensure you meet all the...

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Office of Minority Health, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD

Please Note: This internship is co-sponsored between HGHI and the IOP's Director's Internship Program. The primary affiliation is with the IOP and the secondary affiliation is with HGHI. The IOP will be the point of contact during the application and internship onboarding process. Applications for this placement will be processed by the IOP, so please refer to the IOP's application instructions to ensure you meet all the requirements. The IOP has a strict two-application limit for opportunities they fund, which includes internships that are co-sponsored with HGHI. The intern selected for this internship will have the obligations and beneftis of an intern in both of programs.

The iinformation below is from summer 2020. Please check back for updates in January regarding the 2021 internship. ... Read more about U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Office of Minority Health, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD

312. Partners In Health, Boston, MA

Partners In Health (PIH) is a non-profit, global health organization that fights social injustice by bringing the benefits of modern medical science first and foremost to the most marginalized communities around the world. PIH focuses on those who would not otherwise have access to quality health care. PIH partners with the world’s leading academic institutions to create rigorous evidence that shapes more sound and all-inclusive global health policies. PIH also supports local governments’ efforts to build capacity and strengthen national health systems. As of today, PIH runs programs in 11 countries (Haiti, Peru, Rwanda, Mexico, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Malawi, Lesotho, Russia, Kazakhstan, Navajo Nation), where it provides direct care to millions of patients, through public facilities and community engagement. ... Read more about 312. Partners In Health, Boston, MA

355. The Global Health Initiative at The Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico City, Mexico

The Global Health Initiative – led by Tec alumni and professors –- has gathered support and enthusiasm across the public health and medical community in Mexico to formalize the first Global Health Institute (GHI) in Latin America. The Tecnológico de Monterrey (aka the Tec) is uniquely positioned to launch the first GHI because of its innovative educational approach, network and connections to the global health field, and world-wide reputation of excellence...

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351. Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine, Pasadena, CA

Please Note: This internship is co-sponsored with The Center for Public Service & Engaged Scholarship’s Mindich Summer Service Fellowship. The primary affiliation is with HGHI, so HGHI will be the point of contact during the application and internship onboarding process. The intern selected for this internship will have the obligations and benefits of an intern in both HGHI and The Center for Public Service & Engaged Scholarship.

The Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine was accredited in 2019 to offer the MD degree.  Based in the integrated clinical environment of Kaiser Permanente, students are exposed to a novel curriculum that includes case-based learning, early clinical experiences, and longitudinal service-learning activities.  Integral to the mission of the school is the intention to develop robust community engagement, locally in southern California and globally, and to implement a broad agenda related to equity, inclusion, and diversity.... Read more about 351. Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine, Pasadena, CA

STAT: Reporting from the Frontiers of Health & Medicine, Boston, MA

Please Note: This internship is co-sponsored between HGHI and the IOP's Director's Internship Program. The primary affiliation is with the IOP and the secondary affiliation is with HGHI. The IOP will be the point of contact during the application and internship onboarding process. Applications for this placement will be processed by the IOP, so please refer to the IOP's application instructions to ensure you meet all the requirements. The IOP has a strict two-application limit for opportunities they fund, which includes internships that are co-sponsored with HGHI. The intern selected for this internship will have the obligations and beneftis of an intern in both of programs.

STAT, now in its fifth year, delivers fast, deep, and tough-minded journalism about health, medicine, life sciences and the fast-moving business of making medicines. We take you inside academic labs, biotech boardrooms, and political backrooms. We cast a critical eye on scientific discoveries, scrutinize corporate strategies, and chronicle roiling battles for talent, money, and market share. We examine controversies and puncture hype. With an award-winning newsroom, STAT gives you indispensable insights and exclusive stories on the technologies, personalities, power brokers, and political forces driving massive changes in the life science industry — and a revolution in human health. These are the stories that matter to us all.

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353. Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Mumbai, India

Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence (Wadhwani AI) is an independent, nonprofit applied research institute and global hub developing AI solutions for social good. Our mission is to apply the power of artificial intelligence to solve the world’s toughest problems in domains such as health, agriculture, financial inclusion, education, and smart cities. Our team consists of world-renowned scientists, innovators, and entrepreneurs from Microsoft, Stanford, Yale, Cornell, and IITs. In addition to our in-house capabilities, we work closely with...

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343. SaveLIFE Foundation, New Delhi, India

SaveLIFE Foundation (SLF) is an independent, non-profit organization committed to improving road safety and access to emergency medical care across India and the developing world.

SLF connects research, advocacy, communication and execution (RACE) to operate at the intersection of policy making and grassroots implementation for crash prevention as well as post-crash response. Over the past few years, SLF has facilitated the enactment of key legislations in India such as the Good

Samaritan Law adopted one of India’s deadliest highways to transform it into a Zero fatality corridor, trained thousands of Police officers and volunteers in life-saving techniques and built award-winning technology to connect and assist stakeholders including bereaved families from extremely poor backgrounds.

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