Brandon Lewis, Master of Health Administration (M.H.A.) student at the Texas A&M Health Science Center – School of Rural Public Health, has been selected for the 2013 Administrative Fellowship Program at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center is the dominant institution in health care in the Greater Baton Rouge area and the largest private medical center in Louisiana. The hospital was recently awarded Magnet Designation for excellence in nursing, and is ranked as a top hospital by U.S. News and World Report. Providing rich experiences at a senior management level, Brandon will have the opportunity to gain significant experience in hospital and physician practice management, operations, strategic planning and organization wide implementation. During his fellowship, Brandon will be tasked with developing a broad knowledge base of hospital and physician practice management and operations by accepting responsibility for key strategic and operational projects and programs. Brandon will be the sole fellow, and will become an active member of the senior management team.
M.H.A. students are encouraged to compete for Administrative Fellowships as part of their post-graduate experience. This fellowship opportunity allows students to work within an organization and experience real world application of the skills they learned during their coursework. Brandon will begin his fellowship in July of 2013.