Duke University Hospital Fellowship

Welcome from the Preceptor 

 

Dear Fellowship Candidate:

 
If you are beginning a career in health management and seeking an opportunity to expand your knowledge of the field while gaining valuable experience, I invite you to consider the Duke University Hospital Administrative Fellowship Program. This comprehensive program offers a learning opportunity in one of the nationís top academic medical centers.
 
The Duke University Hospital Administrative Fellowship Program benefits from having access to a broad range of services and sites that are part of Duke Medicine. These include: an academic medical center, a private physician practice, community-based acute care hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, home health organizations, hospices, infusion services, urgent care centers, a community and primary care network, and a variety of services along the continuum of care.
 
Following a structured rotation-based first year, fellows tailor the second year to align their professional goals with organizational opportunities.
 
The leaders of Duke University Hospital recognize the integral role of administrative fellows. Fellows are given substantial responsibility and are considered contributors to the organization. As the programís preceptor, I can attest to the strength of the program and the factors that distinguish it from other fellowships and job opportunities:
  • There is a direct reporting relationship between the fellows and the president of Duke University Hospital .
  • The two-year program allows fellows to learn in a responsive and challenging environment while progressively increasing their level of responsibility.
  • Since the programís inception in 1980, fellowship alumni have led successful careers, both inside and outside the organization.
If you have any questions regarding this information, I welcome you to contact me or any of the current fellows at your convenience.
 
Sincerely,
 
Kevin Sowers
 
Kevin W. Sowers, MSN, RN, FAAN
President, Duke University Hospital
 
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