Innovation Fellow

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support clinical research strategy 
  • Support data pipeline and processing efforts necessary for model training (e.g., data curation, annotation, and augmentation). 
  • Interface with physicians to help identify high value opportunities in medical imaging, pathology, and electronic health record data for the use of machine learning. 
  • Understand and ensure compliance with policies and procedures required for clinical validation within the Partners HealthCare system 
  • Prepare and report on the status of clinical investigations internally and externally 
  • Analyze data acquired during the course of the clinical investigation, prepare reports and presentations based on clinical findings 
  • Use the Partners HealthCare values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk; and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration 
  • Other duties as assigned 


  • Must have a doctoral/MD degree 
  • Deep familiarity with the practice of medicine, medical terminology and clinical workflows, including medical imaging diagnostics, pathology, and clinical laboratory medicine 
  • Comfort with basic statistics and proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint and database software are preferred 

Skills/Abilities/Competencies Required

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with cross functional teams including staff at all levels of the organization including both technical and non-technical personnel 
  • Exceptional problem solving and negotiation skills 
  • Self-motivated, independent and possesses the ability to learn quickly 
  • Ability to successfully negotiate and collaborate with others of different skill sets, backgrounds and levels within and external to the organization