MedStar Health Administrative Fellowship Programs

Health System Administrative Fellowship

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Entity-Based Fellowships

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How to Apply

Eligible applicants can apply to the MedStar Health Administrative Fellowship Programs through the National Administrative Fellowship Centralized Application Service (NAFCAS) or by mail. Check back soon for the 2020 application deadline and important dates. For more information on eligibility requirements and application components, visit our How to Apply page.

About MedStar Health

MedStar Health is a $5.6 billion, not-for-profit, integrated health system committed to becoming the trusted leader in caring for people and advancing health. Recognized regionally and nationally for excellence in medical care, MedStar Health strives to provide the highest quality care for people in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia, with compassion and respect. With our 10 hospitals, over 250 ambulatory care sites, a medical education partnership with Georgetown University, MedStar Health Research Institute, MedStar Institute for Innovation, MedStar Medical Group, medical partnerships with local professional sports teams, and more, MedStar Health combines the best aspects of academic medicine, research and innovation with a complete spectrum of clinical services to advance patient care. We know that our ability to treat others well begins with how we treat each other. Every member of the MedStar Health team is committed to living our core SPIRIT Values— Service, Patient First, Integrity, Respect, Innovation, and Teamwork—no matter where they work across our diverse health system. Our 31,000 associates and 4,700 affiliated physicians support MedStar Health's patient-first philosophy. Our Distributed Care Delivery Network allows us to make health care available to our patients where they live, work, and play.


Frequently Asked Questions

MedStar Health accepts one fellow to each of its three programs (Ambulatory Services, Health System, and Washington Hospital Center) on an annual basis.
The fellowship is one year in duration.
This fellowship is largely self-guided, so you will help to determine your experience. For examples of the type of projects former fellows have worked on, please reference our past projects located on each fellowship page.
Yes, candidates may apply if their master’s degree completion is contingent upon completion of a fellowship or fieldwork experience.
At this time, the MedStar Health Fellowship Programs do not sponsor international visas.
MedStar Health provides an extremely competitive salary to the Administrative Fellow.  In addition, the fellow receives the same benefit package as all salaried employees. These benefits include but are not limited to health insurance, vacation, and a 403(b) defined contribution retirement plan.
Letters of recommendation may be addressed to Kenneth A. Samet, President and CEO.
No, you may mail your materials to the address listed below. All materials must be sent in one package. Please note the materials must be postmarked by the application deadline in order to be considered. Kenneth A. Samet, FACHE President and CEO MedStar Health 10980 Grantchester Way Columbia, MD 21044