The fellow must be enrolled as a graduate-level student from one of Mississippi’s public or private higher education institutions and receiving course credit for the fellowship. A minimum of three (3) years of professional experience in a higher education or health system setting is also required. Ideal candidates are highly motivated and results-oriented, with a strong demonstrated interest in diversity and inclusion.This is a non-paid fellowship in which the candidate must commit to a semester-long appointment (spring or summer 2019) and work a minimum of 10 hours per week (no more than 20). Fellows working full-time are strongly encouraged to obtain permission or approved leave from their current employer. Please note that there is no guarantee of permanent employment at UMMC upon completion of the fellowship period.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit the following documents to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 1, 2019. In the subject line, please write “Fellowship Opportunity – Your Name”
Located in Jackson, UMMC is Mississippi’s only academic medical center. Together, our missions of education, research, and health care work to improve the health of all Mississippians. UMMC is in the process of implementing its 2020 Strategic Plan, which has a heavy emphasis on becoming a High Reliability Organization. This builds on three things: i) unified support of leaders from the medical school, hospital, and clinical departments; ii) common goals with a commitment to robust process improvement in clinical and operational metrics; and iii) culture change based on a greater emphasis on patient-centered care and employee engagement as essential steps to improving our culture of safety.
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