NLM Associate Fellowship Program
The National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship Program is a one-year postgraduate training fellowship at the NLM in Bethesda, Maryland, with an optional second year program component. The program is designed to prepare librarians for future leadership roles in health sciences libraries and in health services research.
The Associate Fellows are introduced to a wide range of technologies and skills used in managing information at a national library. The program provides an opportunity to:
- Gain exposure to and experience in many of the concepts, skills, and technologies that are shaping the future of the library and information fields
- Explore the role of research and development activities in providing biomedical information services to the health professions
- Examine current issues and trends affecting the library and information fields
- Prepare for future leadership roles in traditional and nontraditional settings in the fields of librarianship and information science