GHWP Call for Reviewers

The Public Health Institute / US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (PHI/CDC) Global Health Fellowship Program and the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) invites your faculty members to join the Global Health Workforce Panel (GHWP). Help us evaluate and select the 2021-2022 cohort of talented PHI/CDC Global Health Fellows in six technical tracks: Epidemiology, HIV Prevention, Monitoring & Evaluation, Strategic Information, Program Management, and Surveillance. Participation in the panel is on a voluntary basis. We are looking for 80+ committed reviewers, with the following qualifications:

  1. Interest in identifying top candidates in one of these tracks. Track descriptions may be found on our website under the tab - What is a Fellow?
  2. Affiliated with a CEPH-accredited institution and accessed through CUGH’s network and affiliates
  3. Must possess an advanced degree such as DrPH, PhD, MD, ED, as the minimum requirement for Fellows is an MPH/MSPH. Must also have expertise in at least one of the six Fellowship tracks 
  4. Must commit to volunteering their time during the allocated period for application reviews (February 1-12, 2021), which includes a webinar training on January 22, 2021, 1-2pm EST/10-11am PST
  5. Must commit to assist in the diversification of the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program by helping to increase representation and inclusion of fellows from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs). The list of CEPH-accredited institutions can be found here and the list of MSI institutions can be found here.
  6. Able to provide professional development resources within their respective fields to assist Fellows. This includes sharing professional development resources and information to be shared with the University Liaison Officer, CUGH or PHI/CDC, or an ability to respond to direct requests for information from Fellows
  7. Be willing to promote the Fellowship project both within their institutions and throughout their external networks including student associations, numerous schools/programs on campus, and university partners/colleagues

Your application-vetting and participation at this stage will be prior to the final selection of Fellows. The GHWP review process will take place February 1-12, 2021. Members of the panel will each review approximately 20 applications, committing on average 2 weeks for the review process. This year, we anticipate 500+ applications.  

Reviewers must undergo a one hour online-based training, resources and tools to inform them about the review criteria and vetting process. To apply to be a reviewer, please fill out the Google Form to indicate what capacity you can be involved. We look forward to your submission and will confirm your participation by December 2020.

The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program and CUGH appreciates your consideration of this opportunity. We will share success stories of the selected Fellows with the panel. You may also have the opportunity throughout the year to be further involved with the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellows. We will be accepting fellowship applications in December; more information can be found on the program website at Thank you so much for your interest and please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding the program.