The Administrative Fellowship in the Section of Surgical Sciences/Surgery Patient Care Center is a one-year program focused on the strategic and operational aspects of the surgical care continuum at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Throughout the year, the Fellow will gain broad exposure by participating in and leading a variety of hands-on projects and initiatives tailored to his or her interests. Bess Wildman, the Chief Business Officer for the Section of Surgical Sciences and Associate Operating Officer of the Surgery Patient Care Center serves as the preceptor and has mentored many successful fellows throughout her career.
While this fellowship incorporates several rotations throughout the Vanderbilt enterprise, the focus on surgical specialties allows for a unique experience working closely with Physician Faculty Members. The Fellow will learn academic department and service line management through projects such as:
Ideal candidates will be team oriented, flexible, intuitive, inventive, self-motivated, professional, and understanding of the business forces within the healthcare industry.