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Internships and Fellowships
Administrative Fellowship

Stanford Health Care invites you to develop your leadership abilities in this rewarding, project-based program.  Administrative Fellows enjoy projects in areas such as strategic planning, clinical operations, ambulatory care, digital solutions, network development, facilities planning, performance improvement, and patient experience.  They also receive extensive mentoring from senior leaders, opportunities for continued learning within the academic medicine model, and ongoing support as to build expertise and experience working in a health system.



The Administrative Fellows program is designed for recent Public Health, Health Administrative, or related Master’s degree program students.  The Fellowship is a 12-month program that starts in June of each year.  The Fellowship starts with formal goal setting, where mentors and the program sponsors set expectations for your year and tailor experience to your interests.  Throughout the year, Fellows receive ample informal feedback and coaching to support your leadership development.

About Our Program


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Location Palo Alto, CA.  Your desk is in our new inpatient hospital located on the Stanford University main campus.
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Project-Based Your fellowship is made up of a series of projects picked for you by leaders based on your interests.  Prior fellows have focused on projects in almost every department of the health care system.  Visit our projects to learn about prior projects.
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Cohort Size One to two fellows are selected each year.
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Executive Exposure Fellows interface with our leaders daily and attend weekly executive team meetings and events.
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Rewards Administrative Fellows are salaried, full-time employees.  Fellows are eligible for benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, retirement plan, tuition 
reimbursement(after six months), and paid time off. 

Why Choose Stanford Health Care?


  • Our program gives you a seat at the table to learn from esteemed healthcare executives.  You will get personalized attention and investment from these leaders
  • Experience cutting-edge medicine from Silicon Valley, the epicenter of technology and innovation, in an Academic Medical Center that embraces forward thinking practices
  • Learn operations from a leading national Academic Medical Center
  • You get the opportunity to tailor your internship to your interests by taking on projects with teams throughout the organization
Current and Former Fellows
Meet our current and former fellows and see where they went post-fellowship
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Recruiting Process
Learn about our process timing and qualifications

Frequently Asked Questions