Frequently Asked Questions
What is the HPEER Advanced Fellowship?
Who is eligible and do I have to be a veteran?
– Physicians (fully licensed)
– Post-doctoral PhDs (clinical& non-clinical)
– Master’s level prepared trainees
– Must be a U.S. Citizen
– Individuals not currently in any other fellowship
Will I have a mentor?
What is the scholarly expectation of me from the program?
What is the classroom commitment?
Is there funding for travel to national meetings?
Are there funds or tuition support to pursue other degrees during fellowship?
Can I get a job in the VA Afterwards?
Do I have a commitment to work at the VA afterwards?
Will I be eligible to receive health insurance benefits?
Yes, as a Federal employee, you may be able to enroll in health, dental, vision and life insurance. See the following web site:
Do I receive vacation and sick time?
How do I apply to the fellowship?
Navigate to the “How to Apply” page to submit a form for your interest in a particular site or general interest in the program. Program staff will connect you via email to the relevant site faculty.