Health Economics/Outcomes Research, Pharmacoeconomics/Health Economics
The two-year TEVA Global Health Economics and Outcomes Research (GHEOR) Fellowship program is administered in conjunction with Thomas Jefferson University (TJU). The Fellowship provides the Fellow with training and exposure to various aspects of health economics and outcomes research in both the academic and industrial settings. The program is designed to facilitate and empower the Fellow in learning and succeeding in the challenging global healthcare market. Alumni of the program will be well prepared for positions with medical device and pharmaceutical companies, healthcare systems, and public and private insurance organizations.
During the first year, the Fellow will work as a member of the research team at the Jefferson College of Population Health (JCPH). The Fellow is expected to lead several outcomes research projects and at least one of these projects will be conducted in conjunction with TEVA. In addition to having an assigned faculty mentor, the Fellow will interact and collaborate with other JCPH faculty and staff. The Fellow will be immersed in population health, and health economics and outcomes research through project experience, didactic coursework, and presentations at professional meetings or other venues. Furthermore, the Fellow will be provided with opportunities to shadow key personnel involved in decision-making within Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. As part of the Fellowship program, the Fellow may choose to pursue a certificate or master’s degree through JCPH, funded completely through the program.
The second year will take place at TEVA’s US headquarters in Frazer, Pennsylvania. Under the guidance of a TEVA preceptor, the Fellow will work directly with the GHEOR team. The Fellow will have the opportunity to participate in and contribute to research projects and GHEOR daily work. The Fellow will learn the real-world practice of health economics and outcomes research in the pharmaceutical industry. Valuable experience will be gained by conducting research to support health policy decisions and improve patient outcomes. In addition to project work, the Fellow will participate in meetings with cross-functional partners, and further develop networking and presentation skills conducive to successfully developing and marketing TEVA’s product portfolio.
The Fellow will be selected on a competitive basis from an international pool of candidates with scientific and/ or clinical training in healthcare (examples include nursing, medicine, public health, pharmacy). Individuals having completed relevant graduate coursework and experience in health economics and/or outcomes research will be preferred.
Additional Salary Information: The Fellowship provides a competitive stipend, tuition remission for graduate certificate or master's program coursework, and medical and dental insurance. Vacation, sick days, and reimbursement for travel to Fellowship-related meetings are also provided.
About Thomas Jefferson University College of Population Health
Founded in 1824 as the Jefferson Medical College, now the Sidney Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University now includes nine colleges and four schools with 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. The first institution of its kind in the country, the Jefferson College of Population Health (JCPH) is dedicated to exploring the policies and forces that define the health and well-being of populatio...ns by providing exemplary graduate academic programming in the population health field. JCPH has offered industry-sponsored Fellowships in HEOR since 1994, making it one of the oldest and most established programs of its kind in the country. The JCPH Fellowship program has more than 50 alumni to date.