Program Curriculum

The Administrative Fellowship offers the framework needed to accommodate the essential skills needed to flourish as a future leader in health care. The core structure of UT Southwestern’s University Hospital Administrative Fellowship Program includes, but is not limited to, the rotations listed below.

Core Rotations - University Hospital Administration Fellowship
(Total Duration: 15 months)

Duration
(months)

Hospital Operations
  • Non-clinical Support Services (Environmental Services, Nutrition, Facilities)
  • Logistics
  • Value Analysis
  • Purchasing/Materials Management
3
Clinical Service Lines
  • Surgery
  • Heart, Lung, Vascular
  • Neurosciences
  • Oncology
  • Women’s Services
3
Clinical Ancillary Services
  • Laboratory Services
  • Imaging
  • Pharmacy
3
Nursing
  • Nursing Administration
  • Staffing/Scheduling/Resource Allocation
  • Nursing Practice
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Transition of Care (Inpatient & Outpatient)
  • Rehabilitative/Therapeutics
3
Ambulatory
  • Revenue Cycle
  • Physician Relations
  • Ambulatory Operations
  • Policies and Procedures
3

Elective Rotations
(Total Duration: 9 months)

Duration
(months)

Human Resources -
Strategic Planning -
Finance -
Quality/Accreditation -
Marketing and Outreach -
Emergency Services -
Research -

Duration for elective rotations will be based on Fellow’s interest and through discussions with the Executive Sponsor.

Core Rotations - Ambulatory Administration Fellowship
Total Duration: 12 Months) 
Durations
(months) 
Clinic Operations and Revenue Cycle 3
Access and Referral Centers 3
Operational Analytics and Process Improvement 3
Direct Management Experience 3