The University of Chicago Medicine will consider applications from all qualified candidates; however, we do not sponsor work visas for administrative fellows. Qualified applicants will have either completed a master’s degree from an accredited MHA, MPH, MBA or a related program, or are fulfilling a residency requirement and have completed all academic coursework from the above degree types. Furthermore, candidates should have a strong interest in health care administration at an academic medical center; excellent communication skills (both written and oral); the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines; high leadership potential; proven ability to work independently and in team-oriented environments. The fellowship is only open to individuals who complete all didactic coursework from their respective master’s programs between November 2024 and June 2025.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit the following materials by Friday, September 27, 2024:

  • Cover letter (Salutation: Krista Curell, System Chief Operating Officer)
  • Resume
  • Personal statement addressing qualifications, interest in the fellowship and career objectives
  • Official transcripts from undergraduate and graduate school
  • Three letters of recommendation, including one from the graduate program director (Salutation: Krista Curell, System Chief Operating Officer)

As a member of NCAF, our Administrative Fellowship program will accept applications directly through NCAF’s National Administrative Centralized Application Service (NAFCAS).

It is preferred applicants apply through the NAFCAS website, but we will still accept completed application materials mailed in a single packet to the following address:

The University of Chicago Medicine
850 E. 58th St.
Mail Code 0902
American School 1st Floor, Rm 106
Chicago, IL 60637
Attn: Blake Dobrich


2024 Administrative Fellow Informational Webinars

We will be hosting informational webinars on:

  • Tuesday, July 23rd from 2 pm – 3 pm CT
  • Wednesday, August 14th from 5 pm – 6 pm CT
  • Monday, September 9th from 11 am – 12 pm CT

Link to Webinar registration form: https://forms.gle/ndGo7KvR7mEVg9AS6

Link to the Zoom for all Webinars: https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/91654033987?pwd=MkpTbVJrd1hsWWMwTGxmTGhSRGtqdz09 Meeting ID: 916 5403 3987 Passcode: 341142


The University of Chicago Medicine will abide by the guidelines set out by the National Council on Administrative Fellowships (NCAF) - National Center for Healthcare Leadership (nchl.org).

Application Timeline
Application due date Friday, September 27, 2024
Preliminary video interviews September 30, 2024 – October 11, 2024
Virtual final interviews October 15, 2024
Selection announcement November 2024
Start date July 2024

Application packets received after September 27, 2024 will not be considered.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please email the current administrative fellows:

Isabelle Arguilez and Moustapha Mbaye