VA Quality Scholars Fellowship

Pre- & Post-Doctoral Fellowship for Nurses

Advancing the Scholarship of Healthcare Improvement

Begins July 1, 2015 (and ends June 30, 2017). Pre-doc and post-doc PhD and DNP nurses may apply. 


  • VA Quality Scholars (VAQS) Program is an innovative, training program in health care quality improvement and patient safety.
  • VAQS offers nurses and nurse practitioners a broad curriculum with individualized mentoring in research, teaching, and leadership training.
  • Fellowship positions are available at each site for nurses with a doctoral degree or enrolled in a DNP or PhD program. Nurse fellows work with physician fellows and receiving mentoring from nurse and physician faculty.


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