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If you work in the state of Illinois, please apply to the state-based cohort using the link below. Please apply by July 17, 2024 to be considered for this cohort.

Apply for the IL state-based cohort


The next traditional cohort (open to public health professionals from all states) is scheduled for October 2024. Please apply by August 15th, 2024, to be considered for this cohort. 

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The cost is $2,000 per resident accepted to the program. The cost includes approximately 120 hours of professional development activities including: 

  • 12 online learning modules awarding up to 77 eligible continuing education contact hours (ANCC, CHES, ACE, or a general healthcare credit)
  • 12 virtual discussions with peers from across the U.S., plus orientation
  • Individually matched mentor group based on resident-specific interests and experiences 
  • Support and resources guiding the completion of an evidence-based project 

Ready to Apply?

2024-2025 Synchronous Discussion Schedule

Cohort Start & End Month Week the Cohort Meets 
June 2024-2025 Second Wednesday of the Month
October 2024-2025 Second Tuesday of the Month
February 2025-2026 Second Monday of the Month


*all cohorts are scheduled 11:30-1pm PT / 12:30-2pm MT / 1:30-3pm CT / 2:30-4pm EST

Who Should Apply?

The N2PH Residency Program is designed for early career public health professionals working at a U.S. governmental (local, tribal, state, or federal) public health organization.

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 500 words. Please notify program facilitators if you wish to submit a video statement in leu of a written personal statement.

Click to preview the application.

Still Have Questions?

Additional Questions?

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