Emergency Medicine Administration Fellowship

The Administrative Fellowship within the Department of Emergency Medicine is a two-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
  • digital health


Fellows also participate in didactics related to the Stanford Operating System/Lean Management, as well as other formal physician leadership training series. The two-year fellowship also allows fellow the opportunity to pursue a graduate degree such as an MBA or equivalent degree at highly ranked programs around the country.

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.

Stanford's Administration Fellowship has been approved by the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.