AHE Fellowship Program Guidelines
Fellow Paper Guidelines
Fellowship papers should be 7-10 pages, written in APA style, and include a thesis statement along with the following elements:
- Introduction: summarize the main theme of the paper in one or two paragraphs.
- Body: to include an explanation of the topic's importance in the healthcare industry and the background information about the project; what led you to the plan. Discuss any supportive documentation you used. How was the project implemented? What were the results? Discuss both positive and negative. Include graphs or charts here when appropriate.
- Results/Evaluation: results/evaluation must be logical, innovative and clearly explained. Other alternatives to the problem that were considered and evaluated should be identified and discussed. The rationale for their elimination should be explained. The analysis of the impact of the results of the activity should be clear, concise and documented where appropriate. The results should be applicable to other health care institutions and circumstances, and the paper should clarify the methodology necessary to transfer the solution reached to other institutions. The paper should add to the knowledge base of all healthcare environmental services practitioners and serve as a communication/educational tool for healthcare managers in other areas where appropriate.
- Conclusion: include a one paragraph conclusion/summary.
The paper must be authenticated and verified by the FAHE review committee.
Please sign and submit the agreement with your application. Submitted content becomes the property of AHE.