Fellowships

Ochsner Health System Fellowship

Ochsner’s Fellowship Program is a Leadership Training Program and is a full time, paid position with benefits. The program allows Fellows to collaborate with some of the organizations top executives and presents a unique opportunity for students interested in a career in healthcare!

 

 

A few basic requirements include the following:

 

– Must have completed required graduate degree (such as MBN/MSN, MBA, MPA, MHA, etc.) or be in the final academic year of program and complete prior to start date of July, 2019.

 

– GPA 3.0 or above

 

 

Please note, visa sponsorships are not available for this program.

 

 

Requested Actions: 

FIRST: As mentioned before, we will be hosting a series of informational WebEx events for your students to learn more about our Administrative Fellowship Program. During the WebEx, Ochsner’s current fellows and Fellowship Program Manager will discuss the organization, fellowship structure, and application process. There will also be time at the end for any questions. Details and Dates are provided on the attached flyer.Please get this information out to your students.

 

 

Please visit https://www.ochsner.org/careers/career-paths/administrative-fellowships/ for more information

Guthrie Clinic Administrative Fellow

Guthrie’s Administrative Fellowship Program is a two-year post graduate program provided to a recent graduate of an accredited MHA, MBA, or MSN program. The program is designed to provide fellows hands-on experience in healthcare management. This two-year program allows for career development and mentorship by a member of senior leadership.

 

Year 1:

Fellows complete Foundational Core Rotation through designated functions that last 3-4 months.

Each rotation involves the completion of a project that is strategic and has high organizational impact.

Fellows are encouraged to join committees to gain knowledge on operations and strategic planning.

 

Year 2:

During the second year, fellows experience a targeted track that addresses areas that have been identified through year one evaluations and feedback that need focus.

 

Projects ranging from program reviews, cost benefit analyses, program planning and policy development and implementation will be assigned.

 

Fellows are encouraged to participate in leadership activities and special events to help build their network and understanding of healthcare management issues.

 

For more information, contact Michele Browning at Michele.Browning@guthrie.org

 

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MD Anderson Administrative Fellowship Program

MD Anderson’s Administrative Fellowship Program offers early careerists an opportunity to develop their leadership style and to use their skills and competencies in the day-to-day operations of a large, academic, specialty not-for-profit hospital. The fellowship is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary program that consists of operational rotations and a diverse set of projects tailored to each fellow. Project-based in nature, the fellowship enables the fellow and the designated preceptor to determine the appropriate project portfolio through a concentration option that ensures a learning environment and the ability to translate academic theory into practice. Since the fellows are at MD Anderson to learn and grow as health care professionals, they will plan their goals and objectives for the year and will refine these goals throughout the year with their preceptor.

More information can be found at this link: https://www.mdanderson.org/education-training/professional-education/observer-programs/administrative-fellowship-program.html

The Emory Healthcare (EHC) Administrative Fellowship

The Emory Healthcare (EHC) Administrative Fellowship Program is a two-year, full-time paid position that provides future healthcare executives with opportunities to gain an in-depth understanding of hospital and clinic-based healthcare operations in an academic medical center environment. Fellows take part in hands-on, operationally and financially focused projects and participate in various leadership activities that nurture professional growth. Furthermore, fellows are exposed to high-level strategic planning and other health system functions, including marketing, human resources, and information technology.

 

The advantages of participating in the Administrative Fellowship Program include, but are not limited to:

  • Direct reporting relationship to a Chief Executive Officer, a Chief Financial Officer or a member of the senior leadership team who, in collaboration with the fellow, will develop plans for the duration of the fellowship, as well as for their career
  • Opportunities to observe system-level executives at meetings and retreats throughout the fellowship
  • Opportunities for developing and enhancing leadership skills in personnel and project management
  • Opportunities to develop technical skills through working with clinical or financial databases and systems

 

For more information, click here.

Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons and National Council on Administrative Fellowships (NCAF)

The Administrative Fellowship Program is a 12-month program designed for individuals seeking to prepare for a career in healthcare management and to assume leadership positions in the healthcare delivery system. The program is open to students who have successfully completed an accredited Master’s Program in Health Administration, Business Administration or Public Health within 12 months prior to the program’s start date.  The purpose of the fellowship is to provide an introduction to the daily activities of the Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons from the perspective of top management.

 

The Fellowship is tailored to the interests and professional needs of the student, taking into account previous experience and areas of interest.  It is structured to provide experiential learning in an academic medical center environment within a Clinical, Basic Science Department or Institute/Center for a period of 12 months.

 

The objectives of the administrative fellowship include the following:

  1. To observe and study the role, function and style of top management individuals;
  1. To understand the goals and planning process of the organization and how they are determined, and to understand the priorities of the organization and how and why they were selected;
  2. To analyze the decision-making process at different levels of the organization;
  3. To understand the dynamics of relationships between various stakeholders;
  4. To obtain an understanding of the operational effectiveness of the organization;
  5. To enhance the student’s understanding of the health care industry, the organization’s strategy and distinctive competencies;
  6. To provide an environment to enhance their understanding of, and the controlled application and testing of, skills, theories and concepts presented during the academic year;
  7. To strengthen the student’s judgment, decisiveness and related administrative skills in a healthcare environment;
  8. To provide a basis for developing a code of ethics, philosophy, and a dedication to high ideals and standards of healthcare management; and
  9. To provide an opportunity to evaluate the student in relation to his/her needs for professional development and potential for a career in healthcare management.

 

For more information, click here.