NCI/AcademyHealth Healthcare Delivery Research Visiting Scholars Program

In 2017, the Healthcare Delivery Research Program launched the NCI/AcademyHealth Healthcare Delivery Research Visiting Scholars ProgramExternal Web Site Policy in partnership with AcademyHealthExternal Web Site Policy. Through a rigorous application process, mid-level researchers are selected to participate in a year-long, funded, part-time opportunity to develop and pursue new research aims that advance both their own career goals and the field of cancer care delivery research more broadly. This program also serves the purpose of bringing knowledgeable experts in healthcare delivery research to NCI and also training researchers to understand NCI and utilize federal resources and data. Selected scholars collaborate closely with HDRP staff and are also given access to AcademyHealth programmatic activities to broaden or strengthen their professional networks.

The application cycle for the NCI/AcademyHealth Healthcare Delivery Research Visiting Scholars Program is now OPEN. Applications will be accepted through March 25, 2019. Please visit the program's websiteExternal Web Site Policy for more information on requirements and how to apply.

2017-2018 Selected Scholar

Larissa Nekhlyudov Larissa Nekhlyudov, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Medical Director and Internist, Brigham & Women's Hospital Primary Care Associates, Longwood
Clinical Director, Internal Medicine for Cancer Survivors at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dr. Larissa Nekhlyudov has been selected as the first ever scholar to participate in the NCI/AcademyHealth Healthcare Delivery Research Visiting Scholars Program. During her time at NCI, she will work closely with Drs. Michelle Mollica and Paul Jacobsen on projects related to identifying quality measures for cancer survivorship care that are clinically relevant and may be readily implemented and measured in diverse clinical settings for the purposes of research.