Experience

The Daniel K. Lewis Administrative Fellowship consists of rotations through several key areas at The MetroHealth System. During rotation planning discussions, fellows will be encouraged to envision the full range of experience they hope to gain, so that at the end of their fellowship, they will be strong candidates for the positions they wish to pursue.

Year 1: Core Functional Rotations

Establish working knowledge of clinical and administrative operations with quarterly rotations including short-focused projects

  • 4 Modules (approximately 12 weeks each)
    • Hospital Operations
    • Ambulatory Operations
    • Administrative Operations Elective (select 1)
      • Finance / Data & Analytics
      • Strategy
      • Human Resources
      • Patient Experience
      • Patient Safety & Quality
    • Service Line Leadership Elective (select 1)
      • Adult Health & Wellness
      • Cancer Care
      • Emergency Services
      • NMSK
      • Perioperative Services
      • Specialty Services
      • Trauma & Burn
      • Women’s & Children’s

 

Year 2: Flexible Assignments

Complete 1 additional quarterly module followed by 2 comprehensive projects, project management or interim leadership assignments based upon interests and system priorities

  • 1 Module (approximately 12 weeks)
    • Hospital Operations
    • Ambulatory Operations
    • Administrative Operations
  • Project 1 (approximately 20 weeks)
  • Project 2 (approximately 20 weeks)

 

Other Experiential Opportunities

  • Participate in a structured mentorship program
  • Attend annual American College of Healthcare Executives conference or other conference of choice
  • Sit with or potentially serve as an interim leader on an institutional leadership committee