The National Clinician Scholars Program (NCSP) is a post-doctoral training program for post-residency physicians and doctorally trained nurses. It aims train clinicians to serve as change agents driving policy-relevant research and partnerships to improve health and health care. The goal of the program is to cultivate health equity, eliminate health disparities, invent new models of care, and achieve higher quality health care at lower cost by training nurse and physician researchers who work as leaders and collaborators embedded in communities, healthcare systems, government, foundations, and think tanks in the United States and around the world. In this talk, Dr. Kushel will describe the program, with a focus on what strategies the NCSP uses to create change-agents.
By the end of the session, participants will be able to: