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Developing Health Care Leaders of Tomorrow
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Join the VHA Innovation Ecosystem Fellowship Program

Embrace the opportunity to empower your innovative spirit, shape the future of healthcare, and make a lasting impact within the VA community.

Our Mission

VHA Innovation Ecosystem Fellowships empower Veterans Health Administration employees through strategic guidance and relationship development to become change agents and catalytic leaders capable of championing solutions that will improve healthcare for Veterans.

Senior Innovation Fellowship

For accomplished leaders who are prepared to implement a national scale project or initiative that measurably improves clinical outcomes, cost, and/or Veteran experience. These projects should promote a diverse approach to innovation by leveraging internal and external collaborations across public, private, and non-profit sectors.

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Entrepreneur in Residence Fellowship

For emerging leaders to advance their innovative initiatives, leveraging internal and external collaborations, performing value-based evaluation, and navigating pathways to broader implementation.

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MIT Catalyst Fellowship

For emerging leaders looking to work in cross-functional teams to challenge the generally accepted research paradigm by shifting the focus to a clinical needs-driven approach in two phases: new project discovery and project execution.

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Current Fellows

Fellowship Impact

VHA Innovation Ecosystem Fellowship Program fosters a diverse and inclusive culture by engaging and empowering innovators of diverse clinical or administrative professions, genders, races, and geography.


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National Awards

Independently Conferred to Fellows

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Professional Advancement

After Fellowship

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Partnership Collaborations

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Across all fellowship cohorts

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National Program Implementation

Empowering Emerging Leaders

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VA Medical Centers

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Innovation Cohorts

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Service Members

3 Veterans

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Entrepreneurs in Residence

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Senior Innovation Fellows

Program Overview

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