Complex Health and Social Needs Fellowship

As our nation and healthcare system advance, we are challenged to produce and execute novel and sustainable approaches that expand healthcare access while providing quality care. Therefore, Crozer-Keystone Health System and the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers partnered to create a unique fellowship to address the disproportionate use of healthcare resources, especially by those patients who suffer from chronic and complex medical conditions. In Camden, New Jersey, Dr. Jeffrey Brenner and the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers have used community-based care coordination to achieve great clinical advances for patients who frequently utilize area emergency rooms and hospitals. This year long fellowship seeks to train Family Physicians to become clinical champions for the development of strategies and the implementation of systems to address this issue of frequent utilization by working closely with the Camden Coalition and Crozer Keystone. The fellowship aims to enable family physicians and nurse practitioners to develop and contribute to a unique and sustainable approach to healthcare distribution.

Activities:

One day a week working with the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers in Camden, NJ
Two days a week of clinical time seeing patients in an outpatient setting
One and one-half days a week working with the Crozer complex care team at Crozer Family Medicine
One-half day a week for research and scholarly activity, case conferences, and presentations

Personal Qualities and Attributes of Potential Fellows:

Graduate of an accredited Family Medicine Residency Program or Primary Care NP Program
Excellent academic and clinical record
Interest in care of the underserved population
Interest in developing skills in hotspotting, healthcare policy, medical home models, clinical redesign, trauma-informed care approaches, and intensive care management
Proven ability to work in a diverse, team-based environment with healthcare and non-healthcare professionals
Interest in trauma-informed care and harm reduction principles

Benefits:

Competitive salary, benefits, and vacation time
CME stipend and conference allowance
Free membership to the Healthplex® Sports Club in Springfield, PA

Application Process:

For more information or to apply for the 2018 cohort, please contact the Fellowship Coordinator at [email protected] or (610) 690-4471.

Links:

Crozer-Keystone Health System – Complex Health and Social Needs Fellowship

White paper on patients who experience frequent utilization

Frontline Video