Denver Health Administrative Fellowship

The Denver Health Administrative Fellowship Program is a year-long project and rotation-based fellowship that allows the fellow to work on a wide variety of projects throughout the enterprise. The fellow will serve as project manager or provide project support on multiple projects throughout the year, while rotating through different clinical and administrative services.  The full-time, paid position provides future health care executives with opportunities to gain an in-depth understanding of hospital and clinic-based health care operations in an academic medical center environment.

Application Process

The Denver Health Administrative Fellowship Program has paused recruitment for the 2023-2024 Fellowship cycle.  We will update this website for recruitment in the future.

Additional Information

Experience and Structure

As an administrative fellow, you will be exposed to all operations at Denver Health. Leadership will be available to help guide the experience with emphasis on the fellow’s interests and professional development. The approach is meant to prepare the fellow for a successful career in healthcare administration.

Functional Rotations


Project work may be proposed by senior leaders, the fellow, or service line directors. Managers may also submit projects taking place within their department. These submissions are reviewed jointly by the Associate COO and the fellow to determine involvement and scope of the project. 

Professional Development

The Denver Health Administrative Fellowship carries the mission of preparing the fellow to excel in their career. Senior leadership will guide the fellow’s experience to further develop competencies in health care administration. Professional competencies will be advanced through the following functions:

  • Planning and Organizing: Project management, organizational and prioritization of assignments from the preceptor
  • Analysis and Decision Support: Provide data analysis and interpretation related to projects or initiatives
  • Reporting/Data Management: Preparation and distribution of reports with financial and non-financial impact to projects or business operations
  • Relationship Management: Building and maintaining positive working relationships throughout the organization that enable efficient leadership through projects involving change management or complex cross-departmental collaboration