All materials must be emailed to in a combined PDF by 11:59 p.m. PST on September 29, 2023.


To be considered for the fellowship program the following application materials must be completed and submitted:

  • Cover letter (addressed to Alan Christianson)
  • Résumé
  • Essay (500 words or less) addressing one of the following:
    • What are two major threats facing California hospital systems and what potential solutions exist?
    • Given California’s restrictions on hiring physicians (Corporate Practice of Medicine), explain two strategies that could strengthen physician relations within a large integrated health system.
  • Three letters of recommendation (one academic, one professional and one other)
  • Official or unofficial graduate transcript


Candidates must either finish their master’s degree prior to the start of the fellowship or be entering a required third year fellowship necessary to complete a master’s degree. In either case, applicants must be from a healthcare management program, business administration program or related field of study.


Application Timeline

  • Application due: Friday, Sept. 29, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. (PT)
  • First-Round Virtual Interview: Early October
  • Second-Round Virtual Interview: Mid October
  • On-site Interviews: Mid October through Early November
  • Decisions: Early November
  • Start date: June 2024


*Please note dates are estimated and are subject to change.   

2024 Administrative Fellowship Manual 


Contact Information 

If you have questions about our application process or would like to speak to our past Administrative Fellows, please contact:


Talent Acquisition Partner

Whitney Avina

(559) 244-9229


Current Administrative Fellows

Madelyn Vera

(559) 538-9091


Julius Thompson

(559) 265-2343

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