Past and Present Fellows

  Fellow Year Graduate Program Current Position
Elizabeth Schnadt 2013 - present MHA, University of Iowa First Year Fellow, Royal Oak
Allison Gates 2013 - present MHSA, University of Michigan First Year Fellow, Troy
Abrar Founas 2012 -
2013
MHSA, University of Michigan Business Manager, Surgical Services
Steven Schimpke 2012 -
2013
MHSA, University of Michigan Operations Support Specialist, Beaumont Physician Partners
Megan Hutton 2011 -
2012
MHA, University of Iowa Operations Support Specialist, Women's and Children's Services
Molly Kalish 2010 -
2011
MHSA, University of Michigan Project Analyst, Studer Group
Lacey Sapkiewicz 2009 -
2010
MHSA, University of Michigan Director, Heart and Vascular Business Development

Sample Projects

  • completed and filed a Certificate of Need application
  • evaluated effectiveness of pre-employment survey tool in reducing turnover
  • managed capital budgeting process
  • participated on multi-disciplinary "kaizen" process improvement teams to enhance patient flow
  • analyzed nursing unit occupancy and capacity for heart failure patients; worked with Director of Nursing to develop plan for a designated heart failure nursing unit
  • completed orthopedic strategic business plan incorporating a market assessment and growth initiatives
  • facilitated a campus development plan
  • developed and implemented a Surgical Optimization Clinic to improve post-surgical outcomes
  • created an electronic scheduling process for inpatient rehabilitation
  • assisted in coordinating a health collaborative for an underserved area in Metro Detroit
  • collaborated with the Green Team to create a policy and algorithm for expired and non-expired product donation