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Community Living & Participation Fellowship

The Community Living & Participation Research Fellowship, funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research, is designed to develop and train a cadre of leaders who can advance opportunities for persons with disabilities through community living initiatives.

The Fellowship will provide MDs and PhDs with:

  • Mentoring, annual stipend, and benefit
  • Professional development opportunities, including funds for conference travel
  • Participation with a local Community Partner, either Access Living or Thresholds.

How to Apply

We welcome emails and phone calls from prospective applicants. We encourage applications from women, minorities and candidates with disabilities who require accommodations. For more information, please email Fellowship co-director Lucy Bilaver, PhD at


Physician-Scientist Training & Resources

We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and formal training programs to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.