Current and Past Fellows

Please see the below list of past fellows with their fellowship years, name, graduate school, current position and organization.

2004-2006
Kelli Gress; Ohio State University; Manager, Clinical Operations; Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University

Danny Lee; University of Michigan; Health Care Consultant; Gallup Consulting - Healthcare Practice

2005-2007
Laura Espy; University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Emergency Medicine Resident, Ohio State University Medical Center

Joseph John; The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; VP Operations, The Emory Clinic & Assistant Dean Administration, Woodruff Health Sciences Center

Louis Simmons; Ohio State University; Senior Clinical Business Manager & Lead Administrator, Grady Operations; Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Emory University

2006-2008
Nonyelum Agu; University of Michigan; Associate; Huron Consulting

Rich Horlacher; University of Colorado; Administrator; Surgical Center of Scottsdale

Nicholl Lewis; Emory University; Senior Business Manager; Emory Healthcare Nursing

2007-2009
Raven Carter; Tulane University; Consultant; Press Ganey

Josh Hesley; The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Consultant; Deloitte Consulting LLP

Sheryl Bluestein; Georgia State University; Assistant Director, Infusion Services; Emory Healthcare

2008-2010
Lauren Brummett; Washington University in St. Louis; Operations and Planning Coordinator; The Emory Clinic

Duriel Garner; University of South Carolina; Practice Manager, Specialty Care Operations and Strategy; Kaiser Permanente

Shannon Kowall; Georgia State University; Manager, Quality Analytics; Emory Healthcare

2009-2011
Craig Jaffe; Rush University; Implementation Consultant, Perfect Serve Inc

Rebecca Migliaccio; University of Florida; Business Manager, Hospital Medicine Service; Emory Healthcare

Cortie Thompson; Medical University of South Carolina; Executive Advisor for Hospital Operations; Medhost

2010-2012
Lauren Ford; The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Business Manager, Surgical Services; Emory University Hospital

Caroline Williams; Medical University of South Carolina; Consulting Manager; Elliot Davis

Adam Tribbett; Saint Louis University; Manager, CIN Practice Services; Emory Clinically Integrated Network

2011-2013
Gavin McBrearity; Medical University of South Carolina; Consultant; Subsidium Healthcare

Caitlin Motley; Pennsylvania State University; Business Manager- Nursing Operations; Emory University Hospital

Shelley Rosmarin; The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Business Analyst- Department of Surgery; UNC Healthcare

2012-2014
Shannon Lauer; University of North Florida; Second Year Fellow - Financial Management Track; Emory Healthcare

Emily Pugh; University of Colorado; Second Year Fellow - Operations & Strategy Track; Emory Healthcare

Jessica Tribbett; The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Second Year Fellow - Operations & Strategy Track; Emory Healthcare

2013-2015
Sarah Feistritzer; The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; First Year Fellow - Operations & Strategy Track; Emory Healthcare

Natalie Harshbarger; The University of Alabama at Birmingham; First Year Fellow - Financial Management Track; Emory Healthcare

Hannah Henry; Georgia College and State University; First Year Fellow - Operations & Strategy Track; Emory Healthcare

Harry Kuo; Medical University of South Carolina; First Year Fellow - Operations & Strategy Track; Emory Healthcare


Testimonials

Cortie Thompson, Administrative Fellow 2009
"Each fellow's experience is customized to their interests, strengths, and even weaknesses.  The opportunity to work directly with senior leaders gives each fellow the opportunity to experience diverse leadership styles, manage complex projects, and directly contribute to high-quality patient care throughout Emory Healthcare."

Shannon Kowall, Administrative Fellow 2008
"Emory Healthcare's fellowship program delivers on its promise of developing future leaders.  Each fellow is aligned with an executive mentor and has the opportunity to learn from and work with other EHC leaders on projects and intiatives that have a direct impact on the operation.  I feel very fortunate to be part of an organization that is truly patient-centered and focused on improving the quality of patient care and the patient experience."

Josh Hesley, Administrative Fellow 2007
"With health care becoming more complex each year, Emory offers its fellows the unique opportunity to experience and participate in various care-delivery settings.  This diversity of experience provides a powerful perspective for the emerging health care landscape."

Nicholl Lewis, Administrative Fellow 2006
"The Emory Healthcare Administrative Fellowship Program has given me access to all the resources necessary to be an effective health-care leader. The size of the organization along with the array of services covering the continuum of care offer a robust and prolific learning environment. This, coupled with the mentorship of strong leaders, has challenged me and given me assurance of my future success."

Louis Simmons, Administrative Fellow 2005
"The Emory Healthcare Administrative Fellowship Program provided the foundation I needed to strengthen my leadership and operational skills. With this foundation and the mentorship that I received from various leaders and managers across the health-care system, I have been instilled with the belief that I can and will become a successful health-care leader."