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UUMG Fellowship Overview

2024-2025 Administrative Fellowship

University of Utah Medical Group is offering a one year administrative fellowship that will begin in early summer 2024. This fellowship is designed to cultivate leaders in the field of academic health care by fostering close working relationships between our fellows and senior executives while exposing them to a diverse array of operational activities.

The program’s preceptor is Dayle Benson, chief of staff for clinical affairs and executive director of University of Utah Medical Group. With Dayle's guidance, the administrative fellow will participate in a wide array of projects and rotations during their fellowship. The projects and rotations are at the fellow's preference and the preceptor’s discretion.

Areas of Opportunity

The fellowship at the University of Utah Health is tailored to the interests of the candidate selected. Areas of opportunity for project work include, but are not limited to:

  • Operations
  • Strategic planning
  • IT & data analytics
  • Finance
  • Quality improvement
  • Population health
  • New business development
  • Academic and community physician management
  • Ambulatory services
  • Tele-health strategies
  • Contracting & payer relations
  • Health insurance operations

Informational Webinars

Current fellows, Rachael Abney, MHA and Timothy Clawson, MHA will be hosting informational webinars on the fellowships offered by U of U Health, followed by a Q&A session on the following dates:

Office Hours for Prospective Applicants

Rachael and TJ are available to answer prospective applicant’s questions at any time. Please reach us via email:

  • Timothy Clawson, MHA (Hospital and Clinics Administrative Fellow)
  • Rachael Abney, MHA (Medical Group Administrative Fellow)

Questions? Please contact