Global Health Fellowships

Global Health Fellowships

Open to senior trainees in the East of England

The Global Health Fellowships provide opportunity to senior trainees in an East of England Training Programme to develop greater understanding and participate in global health activities.

2021-22 Global Health Fellowships are offered to trainees in:

Anaesthetics                     Ophthalmology                Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Paediatrics                         Public Health                    Infection specialties (ID, MM, MV, ID+MM, ID+MV)

Global Health Fellows (GHF) can expect to:

  • Have funded time (up to one session per week) to dedicate to global health activities.
  • Gain understanding of Global Health and skills in team working, leadership and management and governance, alongside their speciality knowledge and skills.
  • Experience partnership working with health care professionals in Low- and Middle-Income countries through one of the existing global Health Partnerships in the region with Cambridge Global Health Partnerships or another defined partnership.
  • Be offered development against a number of specialty specific curriculum competencies.
  • Undertake an overseas partnership visit, depending on international travel restrictions.
  • Have the opportunity to study for a Global Health / International Health qualification (partial funding available, subject to approval)
  • Become a champion for global health within their specialty and the region.
  • Become part of a support network for international medical graduates training in the region with involvement in induction and mentorship.


Open to trainees in East of England at ST3 or above. GHF posts are offered for 1 year subject to funding, satisfactory progression and agreed educational objectives. The GHF will be expected to work within an established health partnership working on existing projects or developing new ideas within the partnership and taking these forwards. The specific work undertaken will depend on the interests of the GHF and agreement of HEE EoE supervisor – this may involve teaching, audit, guideline development and research.

To apply

Please submit CV and personal statement detailing your interest in a Global Health Fellowship and relevant background, knowledge, skills and experience to

You will also need to provide written confirmation of support from your Training Programme Director.

In the email subject line please state – Application for Global Health Fellowship followed by your Specialty area.

Deadline for submitting an application – 5pm on May 21, 2021

Interviews will take place on Zoom on June 8 and 9, 2021

To start Fellowship between August 1 and October 30, 2021