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Applications for the March 2024 cohort have been accepted.

Please apply by  April 30, 2024 to be considered for a June 2024 cohort. 

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The cost is $1,000 per resident accepted to the program. The cost includes:

  • 12 program sessions, including orientation
  • Approximately 120 hours of professional development activities
  • 77 eligible continuing education contact hours (ANCC, CHES/MCHES, or a general healthcare credit)
  • Individually matching residents with a mentor group based on resident-specific interests and experiences 

Scholarships may be available. Applicants will be notified of potential scholarships upon acceptance to the program. Please contact program facilitators with additional questions at new2publichealth@son.wisc.edu

Who Should Apply?

The N2PH Residency Program is designed for public health professionals within their first year of practice at a governmental (local, tribal, state, or federal) public health organization.

Early-career public health professionals working in a public health organization may apply.


Applications for the next cohort of the New to Public Health (N2PH ) Residency Program are open. Upon completion of the application, participants will receive confirmation of their submission. If you have any questions related to the application or application process, please do not hesitate to Contact Us. Our team looks forward to reviewing your application!

How to Apply

Apply for our next cohort using the button above and complete the application. As part of the application process, please submit a personal statement and current resume.

The Personal Statement should include the following components:

  1. What led you to a career in public health?
  2. What do you hope to gain from the New to Public Health Residency Program?
  3. What are your short- and long- term goals in public health?

Please note, the personal statement should be 250 words minimum and no more than 750 words. Please notify program facilitators if you wish to submit a video statement in leu of a written personal statement.

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Still Have Questions?

Additional Questions?

Please visit the FAQ tab or contact new2publichealth@son.wisc.edu