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UC Davis Medical Center

UC Davis Medical Center

Administrative Fellowship Program

As one of 41 NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation and the region’s only level one pediatric and adult trauma center, UC Davis Medical Center offers fellows a rich and dynamic training experience in hospital administration. UC Davis Medical Center will offer one CEO Administrative Fellowship and one COO Administrative Fellowship position that will start in July 2015.

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 possess a MHA, MBA, MPH or degree from a closely related field of study from an accredited graduate program (e.g. CAHME, AACSB, or CEPH) by the start date.  Applicants that have completed all academic coursework but who need to complete a one-year internship as a requirement for their degree may apply only to the COO’s Administrative Fellowship.


Chief Executive Officer’s Administrative Fellowship: The fellow reports directly to the CEO and serves as a member of the executive team. The structure of the fellowship is flexible and allows the fellow to tailor experiences and projects around specific interests in accordance with the needs of the organization. The fellow will be immersed in all aspects of the academic medical center’s management and will be assigned a wide variety of projects from all levels of the organization. Such projects may include business development, human resources, information technology, finance, care quality initiatives, patient safety, and facilities planning.  In addition to gaining experience in administration, the fellow receives extensive leadership training provided by the CEO and other members of the senior management team. The term is for one year, second year negotiable.


Chief Operating Officer’s Administrative Fellowship:  The fellow reports directly to the COO and serves as a member of the executive team. The fellowship structure under the COO is heavily operations oriented, focusing on both inpatient and outpatient settings.  In addition to gaining experience in administration, the fellow receives extensive leadership training provided by the COO and other members of the senior management team. While this is a one year contract appointment, an extension of another year may occur.

Application Process

The application process is now closed for the positions starting July 01, 2015.

Questions?

Please contact the current CEO Administrative Fellow, Khanh-Nhat Tran-Viet (Khanh-Nhat.Tran-Viet@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu)