Administrative Fellowship


The University of Chicago’s Section of Emergency Medicine is recruiting qualified applicants for a 24-month Emergency Medicine Administrative Fellowship to begin July 1, 2018.

  • We seek emergency medicine residency graduates with an interest in EM Operations and Administration who will work closely with administrators from both our Medical Leadership and Operations Leadership teams.
  • The fellow will have immersive experiences in the following:
    • 1) ED Operations Management
    • 2) Healthcare Analytics
    • 3) Healthcare Delivery Science and Innovation
    • 4) Quality and Staff & Patient Satisfaction
  • The position offers protected time for professional development while working clinically as an attending in our emergency department at a reduced effort of eight shifts a month (shifts are 8 hours in length) with opportunities to moonlight.
  • There is an option for earning a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business for fellows who have not previously earned an MBA.


The University of Chicago Medical Center

  • One of the nation’s leading academic medical institutions
  • Adult Emergency Department annual volume of >65,000 visits
  • We are a Comprehensive Stroke Center, STEMI-Receiving Center, Burn Center, VAD Center, and Level III Perinatal Center
  • We will be opening a new 53-treatment area Adult Emergency Department by the beginning of January 2018 with Level 1 Adult Trauma care in May 2018
  • Comer Children’s Hospital has 30,000 annual ED visits and is a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center
  • Our EM residency program, founded in 1972, is one of the oldest in the country and maintains a strong commitment to resident and student education. Our Section is active in research, healthcare delivery science, ultrasound, simulation, international medicine, and aeromedical transport.

Application Information:

Please submit the following application via email to the Program Coordinator, Kathy Feeler ( For any questions regarding the program, contact Dr. Thomas Spiegel, the Fellowship Program Director (

  • A cover letter describing your interest in EM Administration and relevant prior experience
  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • Three Letters of Support (one from your Residency Director)
  • An additional application process will be required for the University of Chicago Booth School Of Business.
    • Please contact Dr. Spiegel if you are interested in the MBA option.

Fellow Pre-Requisites:

  • Graduate of an ACGME-accredited U.S. Emergency Medicine Residency, BE/BC in Emergency Medicine
  • Qualified to work as an attending physician at University of Chicago
  • Must hold an Illinois Medical License and DEA license prior to starting fellowship