The UVA Medical Center R. Edward Howell Administrative Fellowship Program provides individuals with a post-graduate experience in an academic medical center to better prepare healthcare leaders of the future. The program is named in recognition of R. Edward Howell, who served as vice president and chief executive officer of the UVA Medical Center for 12 years (2002-2014).
Why Choose UVA’s Fellowship Program?
The administrative fellowship is a two-year program designed to offer outstanding learning opportunities in a variety of operational, clinical, and strategic growth arenas. Under the mentorship and guidance of the chief operating officer, the fellows gain excellent career experiences in healthcare management.
Year 1: Core Rotations
- Service Lines
- Operational Areas
- Support Services
Year 2: Flexible Assignments
- These opportunities accommodate your career development interests.
Wendy Horton, COO of UVA Medical Center serves as the preceptor for the fellowship. Horton received a master’s in business administration and holds a doctorate in pharmacy. With over a decade of academic medical center expertise, she possesses robust clinical and operational expertise. She is ecstatic about mentoring future healthcare leaders and guiding the fellows during their two years.
Pay & Benefits
Fellows receive a salary competitive with leading administrative fellowship programs as well as a competitive benefits package, including health care insurance, dental and vision plans, retirement plan eligibility, a generous Paid Time Off program, childcare and healthcare reimbursement accounts, and disability and life insurance. The fellow also receives support to attend two conferences of his/her choice over the course of the fellowship.