Palomar Health Administrative Fellowship Application Requirements

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

  • Resume
  • Completed Palomar Health Post Graduate Fellowship Application Form (Formats: Word .doc | Adobe .pdf) (Including Essay Responses) 
  • Official graduate school transcripts (From all Universities Attended)
  • 2 letters of recommendation (1 professional, 1 academic) 

Contact person to send materials:

Palomar Health
Attn: Leila Shams, MPA
Administrative Fellow
Re: Administrative Fellowship Program
456 E. Grand Ave.
Escondido, CA 92025


Application Receipt Deadline: September 27, 2014
Review of Applications: By October 11, 2014
Phone Interviews: October 15-18, 2014
On-Site Interviews: November 1-11, 2014
Selection Announcement: Late November 2014
Start Date (Negotiable): July 2015


Applicants must be currently enrolled in or have obtained, by the start of the fellowship, 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. The required application information for the Administrative Fellowship program is to be received in one packet by the deadline, September 27, 2013.

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 two regional and national health care conferences 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, creed, 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.



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