Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program

The Postdoctoral Fellowship Program provides advanced training in outcomes research to nurses who have received a doctoral degree from an accredited university in nursing or a field relevant to nursing outcomes research and would like the opportunity to further develop their research career in the area of health outcomes.

The CHOPR Postdoctoral Fellowship is intended for U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents only. The program places a high priority on having diversity in background.

Current CHOPR postdoctoral fellows receive University funding to pursue meaningful research.

Dr. K. Jane Muir’s Sigma Research Grant titled, “Evaluating Work Environment Variation, Patient Care Quality, and Nurse Job Outcomes in High Acuity Settings,” focuses on improving critical care in emergency and intensive care units.



Rachel French, PhD, RN Dr. Rachel French’s LDI study “titled “Exploring an Innovative Approach to Address Treatment Gaps for Hospitalized People who Inject Drugs” explores a team-based approach to treat hospitalized patients who inject drugs.



“It literally changed my life on many fronts, providing me with support and mentorship ‘to grow up’ as a researcher, and so much more.” Dr. Poghosyan is also a Professor of Health Policy and Management in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University