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Advocate Health Administrative Fellowship 2025/2026

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 117933
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Department Name: 51011028340564-Administration - Executive Assistants


Atrium Health, now part of Advocate Health, is one of the nation’s leading healthcare organizations, connecting patients with on-demand care, world-class specialists and the region’s largest primary care network. A recognized leader in healthcare delivery, quality and innovation, our foundation rests on providing clinically excellent and compassionate care. For more information, please visit  

Collectively, Advocate Health and its care delivery brands, Atrium Health, Atrium Wake Forest Baptist, Aurora Health Care and Advocate Health Care, have participated in offering administrative fellowships for over 40 years.

The Advocate Health Administrative Fellowship is focused on health system operations. Anchored with executive leadership and exposure to large-scale regional operations, the fellowship provides a robust experience of challenging work in critical areas across Advocate Health that will support growth and development of the fellows as they begin a career in healthcare leadership and administration.

The Advocate Health Administrative Fellowship provides post-graduate students with an opportunity to gain first-hand experience and a rich understanding of our dynamic, integrated healthcare system. As part of this year-long program, each fellow will be responsible for leading projects that are anchored in our strategic priorities, impact the care continuum, and help advance our vision of being the first and best choice for care, as well as our mission to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing – FOR ALL

Our fellowship program’s priority is the projects that focus on disciplines to include: operations, strategy, finance, quality, and other areas that impact the needs of our organization; our second priority is the immediate needs and opportunities available for the fellows to participate in a variety of other initiatives, shadowing, and participation in the shared services immersion program, as determined by the preceptor and fellow, to learn, grow and contribute to the organization and industry at large. Each fellow will have a primary location and preceptor in one of the following locations:

  • Atrium Health – Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Atrium Health Navicent – Macon, Georgia

Each fellow will also have a secondary set of experiences across the Advocate Health enterprise including:

  • Wake Forest Baptist Health – Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Advocate Health Care – Chicago, IL
  • Aurora Health Care – Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Advocate Health Administrative Fellowship is open to candidates receiving a Master’s level degree in health administration, business administration, public health, nursing administration or equivalent between June 1, 2024 and June 1, 2025 from a nationally accredited program and institution of higher learning. This also includes candidates who have completed the course work and their graduate program requires a third-year fellowship. 

If you have any questions regarding the Advocate Health Administrative Fellowship, please contact:

HR Admin Fellows: [email protected]

Application Requirements & Process 

Important Dates: 

  • April 15, 2024: Applications will be live on Advocate Health career sites
  • September 9, 2024: Application Deadline 
  • End of September 2024: Video Interviews 
  • Early October 2024: On-site/Final Interviews 
  • Early/Mid-October 2024: Offers Extended 
  • June 9, 2025: Program Start Date 

Next Steps:

To be considered, you must complete this application and upload the following documents into a job application for each respective regional location you are interested in - Southeast (Charlotte, NC and Macon, GA), Wake Forest Baptist Health (Winston Salem), and/or Midwest (Chicago, IL and Milwaukee, WI) no later than September 9, 2024:

  • Resume 
  • Personal Statement (1 page, single-spaced): Share professional goals and interests in pursuing the Advocate Health Administrative Fellowship Program. Include responses to the questions below.  
    • How do you see yourself contributing to advancing our enterprise mission to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing – for all? 
    • Review our Advocate Health Administrative Fellowship Mission, Vision and Values (see above). Briefly describe one experience that demonstrates at least one of these values: development, culture, exploration, and innovation.  
    • What are your career aspirations (1, 5, 10 years)? 
  • Letters of Recommendation: Professional and Academic – Must be addressed to Administrative Fellowship Selection Committee. If the individual(s) providing the recommendation(s) does not wish for the applicant to submit a letter on their behalf, they may send the letter separately by email with the subject line “Recommendation Letter_Applicant’s Full Name: xxx”
  • Transcripts: Official undergraduate and unofficial graduate transcripts 

 How to Apply:

Please upload your resume, personal statement, and letters of recommendation to the application. Your personal statement and letters of recommendation should be uploaded to the “supporting documentation” section. 

 At Atrium Health, now part of Advocate Health, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

 As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.