As one of 45 NCI Comprehensive – Designated Cancer Centers in the nation and the region’s only level I pediatric and adult trauma center, UC Davis Medical Center offers fellows a rich and dynamic training experience in healthcare administration. UC Davis Medical Center will offer one administrative fellowship position with the Chief Executive Officer.

Program Eligibility

Applicants must possess strong communication, analytical, interpersonal, leadership, and problem-solving skills. Prior experience working or volunteering in a health care setting is preferred. In addition, applicants must be a recent graduate who has obtained or is expected to obtain an MHA, MBA, MPH or degree in a closely related field of study from an accredited graduate program (e.g. CAHME, AACSB, or CEPH) prior to the start date. Those who are enrolled in graduate programs that require a residency year after completing all academic coursework are also eligible to apply.

Program Structure

The administrative fellow will be exposed to a multitude of healthcare administration functions with the Chief Executive Officer as a preceptor. The position will provide opportunities to gain knowledge in areas, such as business development, financial planning, facilities planning, quality improvement, operations, and information technology. The administrative fellow will have the opportunity to develop competencies necessary to succeed in healthcare administration. Responsibilities and assignments are primarily project based and may span a range of areas and settings. In addition to assigned projects or initiatives, the administrative fellow will have the ability to self-initiate projects. The term will be for one year, second year negotiable.


Please contact the current Administrative Fellow, Garrett Garber at