Program Description

The University Hospital and Ambulatory Operations Administrative Fellowship Program prepares recent graduates and early careerists for essential management and leadership roles within the health care industry. The rotation based format of the Fellowship Program allows fellows to gain direct experience, knowledge, and strengthen essential administrative skills. As a UT Southwestern Administrative Fellow you will:

  • Attain managerial proficiencies in negotiation, analytical, and quantitative skills
  • Gain and develop knowledge of organizational dynamics from working with managers at various levels of the health care system
  • Receive individualized mentoring from a wide array of administrators and physicians
  • Establish a performance rapport through projects and departmental objectives
  • Leadership development
  • Obtain Green Belt certification in Lean Six Sigma

Roles and Responsibilities

The administrative fellow is responsible for the completion of projects assigned by UT Southwestern and the administrative leadership team. Project involvement will require collaborative participation within a multidisciplinary setting. Additional projects will be assigned on an individual basis that reflects the needs of the assigned departmental rotation.

As an executive team member, responsibilities will include involvement as a lead, co-lead, and facilitator of executive meetings. The University Hospital Fellow will directly report to the AVP of Clinical Ancillary Services at UT Southwestern University Hospital, and the Ambulatory Operations Fellow will directly report to the AVP Ambulatory Leadership. All project deliverables will be reviewed by a member of UT Southwestern's Administration.