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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

Kristen Greenland, 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.

 

Year

Associate

Institution

2015-2016

Ariel Deardorff

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

2015-2016

Erin Foster

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in Portland, OR

2015-2016

Lori Harris

University of Cincinnati’s Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library

2014-2015

Christian Minter

Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD

2014-2015

Nicole Pettenati

Mayo Clinic in Arizona

2014-2015

Holly Thompson

Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD

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