Past Administrative Fellows & Projects

Past Project Examples

Hospital Expansion Project

  • Provided strategic operational analysis for $400 million hospital expansion
  • Submitted project proposal with financial projections, volume assumptions, sensitivity analysis, strategic context and plan designs
  • Co-led interdisciplinary work groups to evaluate analysis and assumptions for project proposal
  • Submitted recommendations for senior leadership presentation to Health System board
  • Contributed to Certificate of Public Need application

Cardiac Surgery Value Stream

  • Employed lean methodology with an interdisciplinary care team to identify improvement opportunities for cardiac surgery patients
  • Identified and implemented improvement projects along the care continuum, including:
    • Effective interdisciplinary discharge planning rounds
    • Systematic pre-operative requirements for cardiac surgery patients
    • Simplified and standardized patient education and discharge materials
    • Standardized handoff of care from operating room to intensive care unit

Culpeper Regional Hospital

  • Directed integration teams for UVA Health System’s acquisition of Culpeper Regional Hospital
  • Worked to convert an outpatient oncology clinic to provider-based status, resulting in significant financial savings
  • Defined critical path for information technology integration of the two entities

Additional Project Examples

  • Served as members of the Ward Buchanan Committee, which analyzes business proposals to allocate funding for the implementation of new clinical programs
  • Analyzed and staffed redesign project for the medical specialties ambulatory clinic to staff and improve workflow
Thomas Saul, Katie Glob, Chip Murray

Continuing Connections

Previous fellows Thomas Saul, Katie Golob, and Chip Murray are all part of our network of past fellows. These and other connections are helpful during and after your fellowship.

Former Fellows

Fellow Clark Murray

Chip Murray

Fellowship Year: 2015
Graduate School: The Ohio State University, MBA, MPA
First Post-Fellowship Job: Director of Special Projects for the CEO, UVA Medical Center 

 

 

Katie Golob

Fellowship Year: 2013
Graduate School: Virginia Commonwealth University, MHA
First Post-Fellowship Job: Manager, Neurosciences and Psychiatry Clinics, UVA Medical Center
Current Job: Associate Administrator, Department of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System

Kanwar Singh

Fellowship Year: 2011
Graduate School: University of Alabama at Birmingham, MBA
First Post-Fellowship Job: Management-Systems Engineer, UVA Medical Center
Current Job: Director, UC Davis Cancer Center

Joshua Billig

Fellowship Year: 2009
Graduate School: Medical University of South Carolina, MHA
First Post-Fellowship Job: Senior Associate, Strategic Planning, Emory Healthcare
Current Job: Senior Manager, Client Account Executive, athenahealth

Thomas Saul

Fellowship Year: 2007
Graduate School: University of Iowa, MHA
First Post-Fellowship Job: Program Manager, Business Development & Finance, UVA Medical Center
Current Job: Administrator, Medical Subspecialties & Primary Care, UVA Medical Center

Elizabeth Delledera

Fellowship Year: 2005
Graduate School: 
University of Houston at Clear Lake, MBA, MHA
First Post-Fellowship Job: Manager, Ambulatory Care Services, UVA Medical Center
Current Job: Director, Neuroscience Service Line, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital

Sharice Smith

Fellowship Year: 2003
Graduate School: 
University of North Carolina, MHA
First Post-Fellowship Job: Administrative Officer, National Institutes of Health
Current Job: Financial Manager, Veterans Health Administration

Traci d'Auguste

Fellowship Year: 2002
Graduate School: 
University of Alabama at Birmingham, MBA, MSHA
First Post-Fellowship Job: Director, Medical Staff Office, Department of Medical Affairs, New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Current Job: Vice President of Operations, New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital