The Administrative Fellowship within the Department of Emergency Medicine is a one-year program designed to provide future leaders with valuable experience in all aspects of emergency department management.

This fellowship is ideal for board-eligible or board-certified emergency medicine residency graduates.

Fellows are appointed as clinical instructors at the Stanford University School of Medicine, and combine clinical shifts in an academic teaching hospital with didactics, and participation in committees and projects at Stanford Health Care on:

  • quality
  • operations
  • process improvement
  • lean management
  • billing/coding
  • change management


Fellows also participate in didactics related to the Stanford Operating System/Lean Management, as well as other formal physician leadership training series.

The Fellow will also choose an area of focus to develop more depth in knowledge and experience. Graduates of this fellowship will be prepared to embark on a leadership track in an academic or community hospital setting.

Contact Us

For questions regarding the fellowship, please contact:

Sam Shen, MD, MBA, FACEP
Clinical Associate Professor
Director, Administrative Fellowship
E-Mail: Sam Shen

Alexei Wagner, MD, MBA
Clinical Assistant Professor
Assitant Director, Administrative Fellowship
E-Mail: Alexei Wagner

Department of Emergency Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
Suite 350, 900 Welch Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94304
t: (650) 498-5220
f: (650) 723-0121