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Reproductive Health & Advocacy Fellowship

This one-year fellowship aims to develop leaders who will promote and teach full-spectrum women’s reproductive health care within primary care, specifically to under-served populations.

The fellowship is full-time, based at Cambridge Health Alliance and run in collaboration with the Reproductive Health Access Project which runs a parallel fellowship in New York City. The fellow works closely with faculty and residents from the Tufts CHA Family Medicine Residency Program to develop clinical, academic and advocacy skills.


  • One year as a “trainer in training,” learning to perform full spectrum reproductive health procedures, integrate them into primary care settings and teach these procedures to others.
  • Three sessions a week providing continuity care for their own primary care panel.
  • Develop teaching and feedback skills by precepting family medicine residents one session per week and through longitudinal faculty development via senior faculty mentor-ship and coaching.
  • Develop teaching and leadership skills by giving core resident didactic presentations and presenting at regional and national family medicine meetings. The fellow will participate in advocacy projects that promote access to reproductive health care in the primary care setting.
  • Apply to the Physician for Reproductive Health’s Leadership Training Academy to develop leadership and advocacy skills. If accepted, this will require three weekend workshops and longitudinal advocacy work over the course of the year.
  • If ultrasound training is needed, the fellow may participate in a week long ultrasound course.


Applicants must be board-certified or board-eligible family physicians who will have completed residency training by June 30th of the year of anticipated start. Recent graduates and mid-career physicians are eligible.

Candidates need not be fully trained in women’s health procedures. Candidates should have a full independent Massachusetts State Medical license by May before the fellowship.

Start may be negotiable with suggested start date of first Monday in August. Click here for more about our benefits.

Additional Details and Application

For additional details and to apply please visit the Reproductive Health Access Project Fellowship web page.

All offers of appointment to CHA sponsored training programs are specifically conditioned upon a criminal background investigation and a negative drug test (uses workplace standards, including chain of custody, marijuana is excluded from the testing). Background checks will be carried out by an agency on behalf of CHA. By signing the background check release form, prospective trainees are consenting to a background investigation. The drug test must be completed within 10 days of matching (all costs are covered by CHA). It will be conducted at CHA Occupational Health for those residents within 20 miles of Boston. All others will be tested at an outside facility arranged by CHA.

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