Administrative Fellowship Program

The Moses/Weitzman Health System (MWHS) Administrative Fellowship provides a 12-month, broad-based exposure to the operations and management of an innovative, technologically advanced health center (Community Health Center Inc.) in Connecticut, the National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA), an eConsult company (ConferMED), the Consortium for Advanced Practice Providers, and the Weitzman Institute.

Fellows have an in-depth, hands-on experience learning the inner workings of a complex, high quality, primary care, education, and research delivery system based Connecticut and serving patients, practitioners, and students nationwide. Fellows will be based near Middletown, Connecticut and work a combination of in person and virtual to support sites throughout Connecticut and hubs in California, Colorado and Washington D.C.

Learning Objectives

The fellowship is designed to support the knowledge and skill development of postgraduate leaders in health care and community health, specifically focused on federally qualified health centers. The fellowship seeks to produce leaders who can lead community health centers using innovative approaches to provide the highest quality, patient- and family-centered care using a team-based, community-oriented model for care delivery. Fellows will develop knowledge, skills, and practical experience related to health center leadership in the following:

  • Improving the quality of care for your patients and community
  • Managing the operations of a health center
  • Inspiring research and innovation
  • Managing, supporting, and developing employees
  • Partnering with clinical leaders
  • Expanding work and supporting growth of affiliates


Positions: 1-2 positions per year

Location: Community Health Center, Inc., 19 Grand Street, Middletown, CT

Duration: 12 months (July 1-June 30)

Compensation and Benefits: Competitive salary plus benefits

Application Requirements

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Official Transcript (electronic copy is fine)
    • Include conferral date of master’s degree in one of the following areas or similar concentration area:
      • Public Health
      • Business Administration
      • Health Services
      • Health Sciences
      • Science in Administration
      • Health Administration
      • Public Administration
      • Healthcare Administration
  • Cover letter
    • Include:
      • Description of your goals for participation in the fellowship
      • Discussion of how your experience and/or interests align with the mission, vision, and work of Community Health Center.
  • Essay
    • Please answer the following question: With additional healthcare disruptors (ex. Amazon, CVS Health, and Apple) entering the primary care landscape and the continued impact of staffing shortages in healthcare, what strategies would you propose as a future health center leader?
  • Three letters of recommendation
    • Letters must be from individuals who can speak to your abilities and to how participation in this program will benefit you.
  • Deadline to Apply: January 30, 2024

Applications for the 2024-2025 Fellow will be accepted through January 30, 2024.

Accepting NAFCAS applications for
2024-2025 Fellow(s)
through January 30, 2024

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