Health Information Fellowship / Health Informatics and Analytics Fellowship

Health Information Fellowship / Health Informatics and Analytics Fellowship

We are offering two paid one-year, project-based programs for future technology leaders.

UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine is offering two action-oriented IT fellowships focusing on either Health Information or Health Informatics and Analytics.  Both fellowships are designed to provide aspiring technology leaders with IT project experience in a leading academic medical center. These fellowships will begin in July 2014.

The preceptor for the Health Information fellowship is Michael J. Sauk, Chief of Applications. This fellowship will provide comprehensive training in Health IT including planning, project management and quality of care improvement through the use of electronic systems.

The preceptor for the Health Informatics and Analytics fellowship is Mohammad Mahbouba, M.D, Chief Informatics Officer.  This fellowship will provide training in Health IT analytics and informatics including planning, project management and advancing business intelligence through the use of informatics.

Each fellow will serve as a member of their preceptor’s senior leadership team taking an active role in a variety of enterprise-wide projects and attending meetings with UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine leaders and project sponsors.  By then end of the fellowship fellows will have gained core competencies in their respective areas.

Possible projects include:

  • Optimizing the electronic health record configuration and scripts
  • Collaborate with lab and radiology developers to integrate workflows
  • Document efficient standard work procedures in technical build areas
  • Collaborate with a director on an innovative application management pilot project
  • Lead efforts to streamline application administration work processes

Qualifications for fellowships include a Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Health Administration, Business Administration or a related field, strong written communication and verbal presentation skills.  Applicants should be adept at exchanging ideas, information and opinions in order to advance team decision making and arrive at optimal solutions.

In addition to the online application for job H68630 or H68632 candidates are required to upload the following:

  • Statement of purpose/cover letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Current official academic transcript

Application deadine March 20, 2014. If any documents cannot be uploaded please email supplemental documents to:  ITFellowship@mednet.ucla.edu.  Please indicate fellowship of interest (Information or Informatics and Analytics) in the subject line of the email.

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