Douglas Silverstein, President, Glenbrook Hospital and Gabrielle Cummings, Vice President, Evanston Hospital discuss the Administrative Fellowship.
NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is a comprehensive healthcare system that includes four hospitals (Evanston Hospital, Glenbrook Hospital, Highland Park Hospital and Skokie Hospital), Medical Group, Home and Hospice Services, Research Institute and Foundation. NorthShore has approximately 10,000 employees, which includes more than 800 employed physicians in the Medical Group. NorthShore also has an academic affiliation with the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.
The NorthShore Administrative Fellow Program is a one year experience that extends from July through June. The program is designed to ensure practical experience in all facets of healthcare management for the Fellow. The Fellow will work closely with senior management on broad based project assignments in support of strategic initiatives and our common mission. Every effort is made to expose the Fellow to the external environment and how the environment shapes the decisions that senior management make in setting strategic direction for the organization. If successful, the Fellow will develop leadership and management skills through direct participation in management activities.
The qualified candidate is required to possess a Masters in Health Administration or equivalent from an accredited university.
Additionally, the candidate should have the following key competencies: customer focus, project management, alliance building, results-orientation, change management, interpersonal savvy, communication, problem solving, organization and planning, strong work ethic, initiative, desire to learn and curiosity.