The Diversity Summer Fellowship
in Health Law was developed in 2011 by the Health Law Section as part of the New York State Bar Association’s Diversity Challenge to
develop and execute initiatives to increase the diversity of its membership,
leadership and programs and to evaluate the results.
The primary goal of the Diversity Summer Fellowship in Health Law is to
increase representation of lawyers and students from a diverse range of backgrounds in
The Fellowship will provide students from a diverse range of backgrounds
an opportunity to experience health law practice. The ultimate goal of the
diversity effort of the Health Law Section is to create a network and forge relationships
which will foster greater diversity among health law attorneys throughout the
Eligibility - Law Student in a
New York State accredited law school.
Application Deadline - March 1,
Stipend - $5,000
Length - 8 weeks If you
are interested, please
materials must be submitted by mail with a postmark on or before March 1, 2015 OR by email no later
than 4:00 p.m. on March 1, 2015. Email submissions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, please include ‘Health
Law Fellowship’ on the subject line.
The 2014 Summer Minority Internship Program recipients were:
Patel is a first year law student at Fordham University. She has a
Masters in Health Administration and has participated in international
internship service programs in Ecuador, Mambai, India and Palau National
Sabarwal is a second year law student at Brooklyn Law School and is a
Dean's Merit Scholarship recipient. She is a graduate of Rutger's
University in Political Science and Labor Studies and this past semester
was a Legal Health Intern at the New York Legal Assistance Group.Both Mital Patel and Alysha Sabarwal will be placed at New York University Medical Center this summer.