Core Curriculum

  • Introduction to UT Health – An introduction to departmental data and metrics
  • Operations and Patient Flow
  • Relationship with APP, Nursing, Auxiliary Staff, and Administrators
  • Billing, Coding, and Revenue Cycle management
  • Finance and Budgeting
  • Contracts and Interactions with Insurance Companies
  • Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
  • Compliance
  • Information Technology
  • Hospital Leadership
  • Community Emergency Medicine Leadership
  • Career Planning
  • Academic Leadership and Research
  • Leaders as Educators

Supplemental Curriculum

  • Healthcare Policy, Legal and Regulatory Issues
  • ED Crowding and Full Capacity
  • External Relationships with service Lines and Hospital Governance
  • Communication Skills and Conflict Management
  • Negotiations
  • Alternative Dispositions for ED Patients
  • Emergency Department Facility Design
  • Value Based Healthcare Delivery
  • Population Health and Social Determinants of Health
  • Staffing Models and Demand-Capacity Matching
  • Patient Experience
  • Physician Wellness

Academic Expectations

  • Completion of ABEM certification
  • Completion of MBA degree (if selecting the two-year fellowship option)
  • Completion of one longitudinal administrative project with submission of abstract for presentation or publication
  • Two didactic presentations per academic year in core ED Admin topic
  • One presentation per academic year at quality review conference