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SOURCE Service-Learning Faculty Fellows Program



**Please note that due to funding restrictions, the 2016-2017 cohort will be limited to faculty from
the JHU Schools of Nursing and Public Health only**

Learn more about the Fellows Program from the Information Session Presentation. For follow-up questions, please email Kristen Wright at

Service-Learning Definition

“Service-learning is a structured learning experience that combines community service with preparation and reflection. Students engaged in service-learning provide community service in response to community-identified concerns and learn about the context in which service is provided, the connection between their service and their academic coursework, and their roles as citizens.”
Seifer S.D. (1998). Service-learning: Community-campus partnerships for health professions education. Academic Medicine, 73(3): 273-277.

More information on service-learning in the health professions can be found at:

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health,

Program Goals:

Example Service-Learning Courses:

Find example courses. Examples from others universities and programs can be found here.


As a result of the Faculty Fellows Program, faculty will be able to…

Service-Learning Faculty Fellows Commitments:

General Timeline – 2016-17 Academic Year

February 2016:                Applications Open

Mon, April 11th 2016:       Application Due Date
at 12noon

Mid-Late April 2016:       Notifications for Accepted Fellows

Wed, April 20, 2016:        Fellows Presentation and Celebration from 2015-2016 Cohort

June 2016:                       2.5-Day Faculty Fellows Training Seminar (Mon, June 6th - Wed, June 8th)

August 2016:                    First Check-in Meeting

November 2016:              Second Check-in Meeting

January 2017:                  Third Check-in Meeting

March 2017:                     Fourth Check-in Meeting

April 2017:                       Presentations and Celebration

*Note: Additional meetings for the entire cohort are scheduled monthly to discuss elements of interest to Fellows and are optional to all Fellows.


If you have additional questions about the SOURCE Service-Learning Faculty Fellows Program, the FAQs page may be of interest to you. Additional questions? Please contact Kristen Wright, SOURCE’s Associate Director at

If you are a SOURCE community partner and are interested in applying for the Community Fellows program, you can find the information at the Community Fellows Information Page.