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Current Fellows

The 2019-20 fellowship cohort is the 47th class of fellows! The class is comprised of 273 fellows sponsored by AAAS and partner societies. Of these, 33 will serve in Congress, and 240 in the executive branch among 19 agencies or departments.

Featured Fellow

Kathleen Fenton

For Kathleen, whose determination to become a physician never wavered from a young age—“I never had a plan B,” she quipped—the STPF fellowship came on the heels of more than a decade in Nicaragua working as a pediatric heart surgeon. She is a second year fellow at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at NIH. Read more

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Affinity Groups

Affinity groups are formed and managed by current and alumni fellows.  They provide fellows with a forum to meet and discuss issues related to areas of specific interest. Click here to see the full list of affinity groups and to learn how you can get involved.

Blog and News Posts

Latest Posts

Read about fellows' accomplishments at the intersection of policy and science, and get a heads up on STPF events and news.

PODCAST | Understanding SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19

By Philip Ko and Vincent Tedjasaputra
Hundreds of thousands of people across the world have developed coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, a respiratory syndrome caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, or SARS-CoV
From STPF Fellows to AAAS Fellows

When STPF fellows become AAAS Fellows, it’s a time to celebrate

"When STPF fellows become AAAS Fellows, it’s a time to celebrate!" Published Date Wed, 03/11/2020 - 10:38 In support of the organization’s mission to advance science, engineering and innovation
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Scientists and Engineers Gather “In Real Life” to Share and Learn

Scientists and Engineers Gather “In Real Life” to Share and Learn Thousands gathered in Seattle last month around a theme of “Envisioning Tomorrow's Earth” to consider ways that science and technology
Ready Set, Go

Ready, Set, Go! How to Prepare to Apply for an STPF Fellowship

There is no single path to an STPF fellowship and it’s never too early to map out your science policy journey. Check out this collection of resources designed for: people counting down the days until

PODCAST |The Path Toward Energy Efficient Homes: A Conversation with Sam Rashkin, Department of Energy

By Terrence Mosley
In this episode of the Sci on the Fly podcast, Terrence Mosley, an engineer and AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow at the Department of Energy (DOE), speaks to Sam Rashkin, Chief Architect, DOE

The Promise and Peril of AI in Women's Health

By Lucy Erickson
This post was originally posted at the Society for Women's Health Research. Depending on who you ask, artificial intelligence (AI) is either a miracle worker that will solve the world’s problems or

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