Fellowship Overview

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) offers two administrative fellowship programs designed to provide an educational environment and an experience that will contribute to your growth and development as a quality health care professional. It’s our mission to ensure our fellows:

  • Become strong leaders for Lehigh Valley Health Network and the greater health care industry
  • Understand LVHN’s philosophy, mission, vision and operation
  • Gain coaching, learning and mentoring from senior-level executives
  • Define and shape personal and career goals
  • Develop management skills through interim roles in areas such as inpatient unit, clinical practice or specialized service

As an administrative fellow, you will gain exposure to clinical and operational departments, so you can apply the knowledge, skills and abilities you’ve learned in the classroom in a practical work setting while gaining real management experience.

The David Joseph Administrative Fellowship is a one-year program that is designed to provide an opportunity to learn about hospital operations through structured rotations, project work, and an immersive leadership experience. During the program, fellows gain an in-depth understanding of hospital operations across LVHN. Additionally, fellows are exposed to senior management meetings, committees and other system-wide functions according to their interests and developmental needs.

The Lehigh Valley Physician Group Administrative Fellowship is a one-year program that is designed to provide an opportunity to learn about medical group operations and leadership through structured rotations. Fellows will have the opportunity to participate and engage in a variety of projects focused on the administration of physician practice groups. Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) is among the largest medical groups in the United States. More than 1000 physicians and more than 600 advanced practice clinicians represent 59 medical specialties in more than 250 practice sites in the Lehigh Valley area.

What are the unique benefits of becoming a fellow with at Lehigh Valley Health Network?

Excellent track record. Read about our awards and recognition.

Exceptional nursing. Our nurses stand out among the best in the world. Three consecutive times, the American Nurses Credentialing Center has designated Lehigh Valley Hospital a Magnet® hospital– the highest honor an organization can receive for quality nursing care – based on a rigorous application and inspection. Only 4 percent of hospitals in the nation hold this honor, and we are the only Magnet hospital in the Lehigh Valley.

Personalized training. Fellows establish one-on-one mentorship with senior leadership in core departments such as operations, human resources, finance, supply chain management, ambulatory services, and patient care services.

Nationally recognized. Lehigh Valley Health Network is a founding member of The National Council on Administrative Fellowships.