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E-learning Institute Fellowship


​​​​​​The CDC E-learning Institute Fellowship (ELI) is designed to cultivate skills of public health training professionals with limited experience designing or developing e-learning products.
Through a partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Public Health Foundation​ (PHF), ELI is a six-month online fellowship that offers access to CDC-developed materials and subject matter experts, as well as the opportunity to learn from peers in a positive, experiential environment. Fellows learn innovative strategies and get the hands-on experience needed to create quality e-learning products.
The current application period has closed. To learn more, please visit the CDC E-Learning Institute Fellowship​ website. 
Benefits of the Fellowship:
Participant Benefits:
  • Achieve competency in instructional design and e-learning best practices
  • Interact with public health e-learning mentors
  • Collaborate and network with public health training professionals in federal, state, local, tribal, academic, or hospital settings
  • Develop a functional online training product in six months that is posted on TRAIN
Public Health Community Benefits:
  • Increase capacity of the public health workforce to create quality e-learning in a variety of settings
  • Establish a connection to a community of practice for public health learning professionals
  • Reduce travel costs for in-person training
  • Increase learning opportunities for the public health workforce through TRAIN
Learn more about the ELI Fellowship experience from blogs authored by past participants.
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For more information on the ELI Fellowship and to view training product examples, visit​.
E-learning Institute Fellowship