How to Apply for an Administrative Fellowship


Interested applicants, prior to starting the fellowship program, must have a master's degree* in:

  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • Health Administration (MHA)
  • Public Health (MPH)
  • A health- or business-related field from an accredited graduate program

Candidates must also possess excellent analytic and communication skills, and should be motivated and self-starting.

*Candidates finishing master's degree programs requiring an administrative residency after completing classroom curriculum are eligible to apply. Accepted candidates are required to complete both years of the administrative fellowship program.



Hospital Fellowship

PSD Fellowship

1. Application deadline: September 15, 11:59 p.m., EST

2. E-mail the following materials in one comprehensive PDF to

3. Complete the application by applying online.

*Letters of recommendation may be mailed separately to the following address:

UPMC Mercy
Attn: Administrative Fellowship Selection Committee
1400 Locust St.
Administration – Suite 2140
Pittsburgh, PA 15219


For questions regarding the application requirements, please contact Shannon Dembowski by e-mail or at

Check back for more information in summer of 2014.

To apply:

UPMC PSD Administrative Fellowship Program
3600 Forbes Avenue at Meyran Avenue
Forbes Tower, Suite 9035
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

For questions regarding the PSD Fellowship Program, please contact:


After You Apply: The Selection Process

Hospital Fellowship

Step Date

After reviewing applications, UPMC will contact selected applicants to participate in first-round phone interviews.


Approximately 12 applicants will be chosen to participate in second-round video conference interviews.

Approximately 6 applicants will be selected to visit Pittsburgh to participate in on-site interviews with the UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside executive team. TBD
UPMC will notify successful candidates of their acceptance to the UPMC Administrative Fellowship Program. TBD

PSD Fellowship

Step Date
​After reviewing applications, UPMC will contact selected applicants to schedule first round interviews. ​TBD
​First round interviews to be held with current PSD Administrative Fellows. ​TBD
​If necessary, second round interviews to be held with select executives. ​TBD
​Selected applicants will be invited to visit Pittsburgh to participate in final round panel interviews with both current PSD fellows, as well as a panel of PSD executives. ​TBD
UPMC will notify successful candidates of their acceptance into the UPMC Physician Services Administrative Fellowship Program.



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