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Leadership in Emergency Medicine: Yale Administrative Fellowship

For whom:
Post-residency Emergency Physician who aspires to administrative leadership positions in private or academic practice. By having an active clinical practice in our department, the fellow will acquire experience in all facets of emergency department clinical operations.

During the two-year fellowship, beginning in July, the candidate will complete the MBA program at Yale University and a clinical Emergency Medicine Administrative Fellowship. In addition, the candidate will play a leadership role on one or more projects from the offices of the Chair and Vice Chair for Clinical Operations. Projects may include, but are not limited to: operational management of new or existing programs, capital budgeting, compensation/incentive development for staff, performance improvement, regulatory affairs, strategic planning, and marketing.

Successful candidates will have completed an ABEM-accredited residency in emergency medicine. Please submit a recent GMAT score (less than four years old), and three letters of recommendation (two from clinical mentors/colleagues, and one from an academic/administrative mentor who can attest to the candidate’s leadership potential). Please review the website of the MBA:E-Leadership in Healthcare Program at the Yale School of Management for details

The candidate will work clinical shifts in the emergency departments of Yale-New Haven Hospital. S/he will function as an independent clinician. Beginning in late July, the candidate will begin the rigorous MBA program. Over the next 21 months, the candidate will spend three full weeks on campus and alternating Friday/Saturday sessions on campus. S/he will also have the opportunity to participate in the international experience (a 12-day trip with 20-40 MBA students).

The fellow will NOT be scheduled for clinical work during the period leading up to, nor including, the residence/MBA class times. The fellowship will conclude at the end of 24 months, with the fellow receiving a certificate of completion of fellowship from the Yale Department of Emergency Medicine as well as the MBA degree from the Yale School of Management. The fellow will receive a salary comparable to that of our other fellows, with full tuition reimbursement for the MBA program. In addition, the fellow will receive additional compensation for any additional shifts s/he may work beyond the required shifts. A book and travel allowance, office space, computer, telephone, and administrative support will be provided as well.


Please send materials to:

Arjun Venkatesh MD, MBA, MHS

Department of Emergency Medicine 
Yale University School of Medicine 
464 Congress Ave., Suite 260 
New Haven, CT 06519

Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students and strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.