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Associate Fellowship Program: Optional Second Year

The Associate Fellowship Program includes an optional second year at a library or information center in an academic health sciences center, hospital, or other health-related organization in the contiguous United States. The additional year provides an opportunity to develop skills and gain experience in working with administrators, librarians, health professionals, system developers, and educators to design and implement information services that are integrated with clinical and/or educational programs and contribute directly to accomplishing the parent institution's mission.

Associates Kristen Greenland and Julie Adamo

Potential project areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Bioinformatics and/or translational sciences
  • Clinical librarianship and/or clinical informatics
  • Outreach to underserved or previously unreached populations
  • Data curation and data management
  • Specialized library experience (veterinary, public health, science, history of medicine, archives, etc.)
  • Instruction and instructional design
  • Evaluation 
  • Medical ontology/terminology and representation

The Associate will share results of the projects through quarterly written reports, and a formal presentation at the NLM Second Year Colloquium.

 

Professional development opportunities:

  • Mentoring - Each Associate is paired with a preceptor at the host library that provides guidance throughout the year. The Associate will also receive support from the Associate Fellowship Coordinator through progress phone calls and site visits.
  • Conferences and learning activities – The Associate has the opportunity to attend the Annual Medical Library Association Conference, as well as other conferences and continuing education activities of their choice.

Second Year Benefits:

  • The host library will provide:
    - The stipend for the year, at their locally competitive rate for an entry-level librarian
    - Health benefits
  • NLM will provide:
    - Funding for professional development activities
    - Funding for relocation costs

For additional details, visit the Host Institutions page.

 


 

Second Year Placements

Below are the list of Associate Fellow second year placements from 1999 to the present.

 

YearAssociateInstitution
2013-2014 Diana Almader-Douglas Arizona Health Sciences Library
2013-2014 Karen Gutzman Bernard Becker Medical Library at Washington University
2013-2014 RoseMary Hedberg Galter Health Sciences Library at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
2013-2014 Kevin Read NYU Health Sciences Libraries
2012-2013 Michele Mason-Coles Inova Fairfax Hospital Jacob D. Zylman Health Sciences Library
2012-2013 Suzy Roy National Institutes of Health Library
2012-2013 Jessi Van Der Volgen University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
2011-2012 Julie Adamo Johns Hopkins University William H. Welch Medical Library
2011-2012 Kristen Burgess University of Cincinnati Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library
2011-2012 Kristen Greenland OHSU Library at Oregon Health & Science University
2011-2012 Stephen Kiyoi University of California, Los Angeles Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library
2011-2012 Caitlin Sticco National Library of Medicine Bibliographic Service Division
2010-2011 MaShana Davis National Institutes of Health NIH Library
2010-2011 Yani Yancey University of Maryland, Baltimore Health Sciences and Human Services Library
2010-2011 Holly Zerbe Yale University Cushing/Whitney Medical Library
2009-2010 Amy Donahue University of Minnesota Health Sciences Library
2009-2010 Paula Maez University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio Library
2009-2010 Kathleen Amos University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
2008-2009 Emily Vardell University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library
2008-2009 Kate Flewelling Inova Fairfax Hospital Health Sciences Library
2008-2009 Brenda Linares University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Louis Calder Memorial Library
2008-2009 Melissa Resnick National Library of Medicine Library Operations & Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications
2008-2009 Joanna Karpinski Vanderbilt University Eskind Biomedical Library
2007-2008
Marisa Conte
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Alfred Taubman Medical Library 
2007-2008 Alison Rollins Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences James A. Zimble Learning Resource Center
2007-2008 Robin Featherstone Yale University Harvey Cushing - John Hay Whitney Medical Library
2007-2008 Courtney Crummett
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Engineering and Science Libraries 
2006-2007
Lisa Massengale
Johns Hopkins University William H. Welch Medical Library 
2006-2007
Oscencio Tom
George Washington University Paul Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library 
2006-2007 Elizabeth Whipple Indiana University Ruth Lilly Medical Library
2006-2007 Mellanye Lackey University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Health Sciences Libraries
2005-2006 Rachel Gyore
Virginia Commonwealth University Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences 
2005-2006
Stephanie Dennis
University of Maryland at Baltimore Health Sciences and Human Services Library
2005-2006
Sandy Tao University of Washington Health Sciences Library 
2005-2006
Margaret Basket
University of Rochester Edward G. Miner Library
2004-2005
Theodora Bakker
Georgetown University Dahlgren Medical Library 
2004-2005
Erinn Faiks
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center 
2004-2005
Julie Gaines
University of Texas at San Antonio Briscoe Library and Knoweldge Management Center 
2004-2005
Jeffery Loo
Johns Hopkins University William H. Welch Medical Library 
2004-2005
Nancy Pulsipher
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Information Center 
2004-2005 Andrea Ryce University of Washington Health Sciences Libraries
2004-2005 Lonelyss Charles University of Massachusetts The Lamar Soutter Library
2003-2004 Evangeline Alexander George Washington University Paul Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library
2003-2004
Marcus Banks Georgetown University Dahlgren Memorial Library
2003-2004
Molly Cahall Vanderbilt University Annette and Irwin Eskind Biomedical Library
2003-2004
Shannon Jones Virginia Commonwealth University Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences
2003-2004
Natalie Kamper University of California, Los Angeles Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library
2003-2004
Michelle Ochillo University of Arizona Arizona Health Sciences Library
2002-2003
Claire Twose
Johns Hopkins University William H. Welch Medical Library 
2002-2003
Cynthia Vaughn
University of Tennessee Preston Medical Library & Learning Resource Center
2002-2003
Laura Hileman
University of Maryland at Baltimore Health Sciences and Human Services Library
2001-2002 Jennifer Heiland University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library
2001-2002 Marlo Young University of California, San Diego Biomedical and Medical Center Libraries
2001-2002 Tomeka Oubichon Tulane University Rudolph Matas Medical Library
2000-2001 Chandra Doby Johns Hopkins University William H. Welch Medical Library
2000-2001 Carmen Harris University of Pittsburgh Falk Library of the Health Sciences
2000-2001 Taneya Koonce Vanderbilt University Annette and Irwin Eskind Biomedical Library
2000-2001 Heather Wilder McMaster University Hamilton Health Sciences Library
1999-2000 Paula Kitendaugh University of South Carolina School of Medicine Library
1999-2000 Elizabeth Smigielski University of Louisville Kornhauser Health Sciences Library
1999-2000 Mary Beth Schell University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library
1999-2000 Susan Rondon University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library