Administrative Fellowship Application 

To apply for the Palomar Health Administrative Fellowship Program, please submit the following information:

  • Resume
  • Completed Application Form (Formats: Word .doc | Adobe .pdf
  • Statement of Intent (2 pages, double-spaced, 11pt font). In your statement, please discuss:
    • your decision to pursue an administrative fellowship and how it will help you achieve your future career goals,
    • why you are interested in Palomar Health,
    • the specific skills you would bring to the fellowship, and
    • how you will prepare for the fellowship.
  • Official graduate school transcripts 
  • 2 signed and sealed letters of recommendation (1 professional, 1 academic) 


Application packets with all required materials must be received by October 2, 2017.

Please send all materials in one envelope to:
Palomar Health
Attn: Yasmin Hussain, MPH
Administrative Fellow
Re: Administrative Fellowship Program
456 E. Grand Ave.
Escondido, CA 92025

Note: Incomplete applications and/or applications received after October 2, 2017 will not be considered. 


Application Deadline: October 2, 2017
Phone Interviews: October 9-13, 2017
Video Conference Interviews: October 18-20, 2017
On-Site Interviews: October 30-November 6, 2017
Selection Announcement: November 13, 2017
Start Date (Negotiable): July 2018


Applicants must have obtained a degree of MHA, MPH, or MBA with an emphasis in healthcare management, or degree equivalent to the aforementioned studies from a CAHME, AACSB, or CEPH accredited program by the start of the fellowship. The required application information for the Administrative Fellowship program is to be received in one packet by October 2, 2017.

Salary and Benefits

Palomar Health provides a competitive salary and full benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance. Reimbursements for ACHE membership and travel expenses to one regional and one national health care conference are also provided.


The selection process is highly competitive. After careful review of application materials, qualified applicants will be invited to San Diego for on-site interviews with various members of the executive management team. The fellowship program is one year in length. Acceptance as an Administrative Fellow does not imply future employment with Palomar Health upon completion of the program. Palomar Health is an equal opportunity employer. Selection of applicants will be made without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin or handicap.

Incomplete applications will NOT be considered and Palomar Health reserves the right to modify the application timeline (selection dates) as time and conditions permit.


Click to download Administrative Fellowship Program pdf.


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