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OER Health Sciences and Allied Health Faculty Fellowship 2020-2021: Home

Open Educational Resources & Instruction Librarian


This guide contains the application for the Touro College OER Health Sciences and Allied Health Faculty Fellowship program for the 2020-2021 academic year. This fellowship is funded by a Data Award grant from the Network of the National Library of Medicine - Middle Atlantic Region.

The deadline for applications is Monday October 12th and applications should be submitted via email to

Please contact Georgia Westbrook, OER & Instruction Librarian, with any questions:




  • Full-time or part-time faculty member at a Touro College-NY division, with anticipated teaching responsibilities for 2021-2022 academic year
  • Be affiliated with one of the following fields (exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis, please contact Georgia Westbrook to discuss):
    • Behavior analysis
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Clinical mental health counseling
    • Dentistry
    • Human services
    • Medical imaging
    • Medicine
    • Nursing
    • Occupational therapy
    • Pharmacy
    • Physical therapy
    • Physician assistant studies
    • Psychology
    • Social work
    • Speech-language pathology
  • We encourage projects that are inclusive and culturally responsive

What is OER?

According to OER Commons, "Open educational resources (OER) are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others." An OER gives you the rights to retain, reuse, revise, remix, and redistribute materials.                             

Learn more in the LibGuides below:

NIH Acknowledgement

Developed resources reported in this guide are supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012342 with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

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