When can I expect to hear about advancements in the application process?
Applications are due September 16th, 2022.
Following your submission, an estimated timeline of the application process is as follows:
- Phone Interviews: Late September 2022
- 2nd Round Interviews: Early October 2022
- On-site Interviews: Mid-Late October 2022
- Offer Date: End of October
- Start Date: July 2023
How long is the fellowship and how long are the rotations?
The fellowship is a two year program with multiple rotations. Rotation length varies based on the projects available and the fellow's interests and prior experience.
Can you provide an example of the type of projects the fellows will complete?
Fellows will be challenged with strategic projects such as creating a clinical service plan, leading a major process improvement project and/or focusing on a major initiative related to the imperative goals of the hospital.
How flexible is the fellowship’s timeline?
The start date of this two-year commitment is July, with potential for an earlier start date in June. Rotations are flexible, and transition between rotations may vary depending on a fellow's work assignments, skill level and interests.
How many fellows do you accept each application period?
One fellow is accepted during each application period.
What is the salary for a fellow?
The salary is competitive with other nationally ranked post-graduate administrative fellowship programs.
What benefits are included?
Fellows receive full medical and dental benefits, paid holidays, vacation (ETO = earned time off), travel and tuition for professional development, association dues, life and disability insurance, retirement contribution and tuition assistance.
Does the position offer a moving/relocation stipend?
A stipend will be provided to support the new fellow in moving to his/her new location if needed.
Upon completion, will the fellowship lead to a position within St. Louis Children’s Hospital?
Although it is the hope and intent of the fellowship that a fellow will continue working for St. Louis Children’s Hospital, there is no formal obligation from either party to either offer or accept a position post-fellowship.
Can the fellowship be used as a residency placement in order to complete my master’s degree?
We prefer post graduate candidates for our Fellowship position, but will consider students whose university program requires the completion of a practicum/fellowship program prior to graduation.
Since St. Louis Children’s Hospital is part of the BJC HealthCare system, will there be opportunities within the entire medical system?
For this fellowship, all rotations will occur within St. Louis Children’s Hospital, with opportunities to collaborate on projects with colleagues throughout BJC Healthcare.
What kind of mentoring and professional support is provided for fellows?
Fellows receive support from the executive sponsors, their program sponsor and facility preceptors who will provide guidance throughout the fellowship process as well as in career selection.