Apply for 2018-2019 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) and AAHSL are pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 2018-2019 Leadership Fellows Program. The Program is focused on preparing emerging leaders for the position of library director in academic health sciences libraries. The application deadline is June 15, 2018.


Fellows:  Candidates for Fellow should have a strong interest in pursuing a directorship in academic health sciences libraries, as well as prior management experience. The program welcomes applications from professionals working in academic health sciences libraries, hospital libraries, or other library-related settings. Applications from qualified minority candidates are encouraged.

Mentors:  Directors with four to five years’ experience as director of an academic health sciences library should indicate preliminary interest in being matched as a mentor by contacting the Leadership Fellows Program Director at by June 15, 2018.

More information on program design, the program schedule, and the application are available on the AAHSL web site. Please help us continue this successful program by sharing this information with prospective applicants you know; and also consider sharing your expertise as a mentor.

If you have questions or need further information, contact the Program Director, Pat Thibodeau, at


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