Wendy Horton, COO of UVA Medical Center serves as the preceptor for the fellowship. Horton received a Masterâ™s in Business Administration and holds a Doctorate in Pharmacy. With over a decade of academic medical center expertise, she possesses robust clinical and operational expertise. She is ecstatic about mentoring future healthcare leaders and guiding the fellows during their two years. The Fellow will benefit from ongoing collaboration with the entire senior leadership team and will be intimately involved in an extensive range of strategic clinical and operational projects. The term âœstructured flexibilityâ most accurately describes the design of the Fellowship. The content of the experience is tailored to best match the individualâ™s educational and organizational development needs. As such the following components and characteristics provide a basic framework for defining the Fellowship experience.
The UVA Medical Center Administrative Fellowship Program provides individuals with a post-graduate experience in an academic medical center to better prepare them as a healthcare leader. Fellows benefit from interaction with Medical Center senior leadership and are involved in a range of strategic, clinical and operational projects. They also receive first-hand experience of public policy on a local, regional and national level. The fellowship is a two-year commitment. Fellows report directly to the Chief Operating Officer, Wendy Horton.
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About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.