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SOURCE Service-Learning Faculty Fellows Program


Fellows Program Applications due April 27th, 2015. (Deadline Extended!) Download the application here


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,

SOURCE will be accepting applications for the 2015-16 Faculty Fellows cohort starting in February 2015. Feel free to browse this page and the other Fellows webpages for more information in the meantime.

Program Goals:

Example Service-Learning Courses:

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As a result of the FFP, faculty will be able to…

Service-Learning Faculty Fellows Commitments:

General Timeline – 2015-16 Academic Year

February 2015:                Applications Open

Mid-April, 2015:              Application Due Date

Mid-Late April 2015:       Notifications for Accepted Fellows

Wed, April 22, 2015:       Fellows Presentation and Celebration from 2014-2015 Cohort

Thurs April 23rd, 2015:    FFP Presentations from previous cohort (will take place at SOURCE’s 10-Year Anniversary Celebration)

June 8-10, 2015:               2.5-Day Faculty Fellows Training Seminar

August 2015:                    First Check-in Meeting

November 2015:              Second Check-in Meeting

January 2016:                  Third Check-in Meeting

March 2016:                     Fourth Check-in Meeting

April 2016:                       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 Elizabeth Doerr, 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.