Qualifications

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 in spring 2020.

**Accepted candidates completing a residency are required to complete both years of the fellowship.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit the following materials by Wednesday, October 2, 2019:

  • Cover letter (salutation: Jason Keeler, 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: Jason Keeler, 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
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
MC1090, Rm. TN-200
Chicago, IL 60637
Attn: Monique Mitchelle

Timeline

The University of Chicago Medicine will abide by the guidelines set out by the National Council on Administrative Fellowships.

Application Timeline
Application due date Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Preliminary phone interviews Early/mid-October 2019
On-site interviews Mid-October 2019 through November 2019
Selection announcement Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Start date Summer 2020

Application packets received after October 2, 2019 will not be considered.

Contact Us

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

Danielle McKenzie and Jordan Wirtz
adminfellow@uchospitals.edu

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