The Administrative Fellowship Program at Main Line Health was initiated in 2007 and has had a successful history. Fellows are selected from MBA, MHA, MPH, MSN and other accredited master's degree graduate programs and given the opportunity to be mentored by a number of health care executives across the hospital system. Main Line Health maintains a commitment to the Administrative Fellowship Program, in the education and development of the future health care professionals.

Fellowship goal

To provide an educational experience in a complex community health system in various facets of health care management. Fellowship objectives include but are not limited to:

  • Providing a comprehensive view of health care administration
  • Developing and utilizing the fellow’s leadership and management skills
  • Offering the fellow hands on experience in health care administration through active involvement in system program development and day to day hospital operating activities
  • Enabling the fellow to explore various professional and management opportunities within the health care industry

Fellowship projects and activities

The following is a list of possible fellowship projects and activities. This list is not exhaustive of the fellow’s opportunities.

  • Coordination of the Administrative Fellowship application and selection processes
  • Research and feasibility analysis of new service lines
  • Participation in facility and space planning
  • Planning for strategic system initiatives
  • Attend and contribute to senior management meetings and system board meetings
  • Departmental rotations (clinical and administrative)
  • Process/system improvement projects
  • Financial/budget planning