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The two-year health services division administrative fellowship at UPMC Hamot provides exposure to all aspects of health system operations and management. It's ideal for those who wish to pursue a career in any aspect of health system administration.
Health Services Division Administrative fellows spend their first year rotating with the executive team at UPMC Hamot.
UPMC Hamot is a 446-bed tertiary care facility, regional referral hub, and Level II Trauma Center located in Erie, Pa. Supported by a 400-member medical staff and 3,100 dedicated employees, UPMC Hamot’s mission is to serve its patients, communities, and one another in the UPMC Hamot tradition of quality, health, healing, and education. UPMC Hamot’s superior healthcare services are continually recognized by notable accrediting bodies. The organization joined UPMC on February 1, 2011.
Throughout rotations, fellows will gain structured experience.
|Rotation:||Exposes Fellows To:|
(Preceptor: Jim Fiorenzo, President)
Includes projects in the areas of:
(Preceptor: David Gibbons, Chief Operating Officer)
Experiences in hospital operations under the direction of the Chief Operating Officer of UPMC Hamot. Areas of focus include:
Nursing and Patient Care Services
(Preceptor: Jim Donnelly, Chief Nursing Officer)
The many facets of nursing and quality operations and administration, including:
Ambulatory and Women's Services
(Preceptor: Debbie Burbules, VP Ambulatory and Women's Services)
The many facets of nursing operations and administration, including:
Medical Staff Office
(Preceptor: Richard Long, MD, VP Medical Affairs)
Projects supporting UPMC Hamot’s Chief Medical Officer, including:
Physician Practice Management
(Preceptor: Lynn Rupp, VP Physician Network)
Important aspects of physician practice management within UPMC Hamot’s physician services division, such as:
Examples of projects, roles, etc. that health services division administrative fellows may work on include:
The second year of the health services division administrative fellowship allows more flexibility in satisfying career objectives.
Based on the organization’s needs, fellows may have opportunities in the following:
Each fellow is also assigned a preceptor during each rotation. Preceptors are responsible for guidance and progress by:
Fellows are responsible for providing their advisors and preceptors with all necessary information to ensure a mutually beneficial experience.
Health Services Division Administrative fellows must also attend the following meetings:
|Rotation preceptor meetings
|Executive management meetings
||Weekly, fellows invited occasionally|
|Management team meetings
|Management forum meetings||Quarterly|