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Administration Fellowship

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The goal of the Administration fellowship is to develop the fellow for a future role as a healthcare executive by providing an experiential foundation in the administrative, business and operational aspects of Emergency Medicine. 

Program Description:

The goals of the Administration fellowship are to enable fellows to:

  • Understand methods of business assessment and process improvement
  • Understand the financial and operational models of both academic and community based Emergency Medicine programs
  • Experience operations and administratively based research in Emergency Medicine
  • Demonstrate ability to adequately communicate financial and operational information to others
  • Understand the science of throughput
  • Proficiency in monitoring key performance indicators
  • Translate hospital and department business strategies into clear objectives and tactics for multidisciplinary workgroups
  • Hone project management and data analysis skills
  • Enhance budgetary and financial knowledge

Academic Requirements:

Fellows will be expected to produce at least 1 peer reviewed research manuscript at completion of the fellowship program.

Clinical Requirements:

Fellows will be required to work 800 clinical hours per academic year.


  • Board Certified or Prepared in Emergency Medicine
  • Ability to obtain medical license in Maryland, USA
  • Ability to obtain a clinical appointment at a Johns Hopkins Hospital

Program Length:

1 year

Start Date:

Usually July 1, but mid-year candidates can be considered

How to apply:

Please provide a Personal Statement, CV and two letters of recommendation.

Applications should be sent via email to:
James Scheulen, PA, MBA
Chief Administrative Officer

Jim Scheulen

Fellowship Director: 

Jim Scheulen is the Chief Administrative Officer for the Johns Hopkins Department of Emergency Medicine. He is responsible for the operations of the 5 Johns Hopkins Medicine Emergency Departments which together manage over 250,000 emergency visits per year.  Jim has been part of Emergency Medicine at Johns Hopkins for 22 years and before that, he spent over 15 years as a Physician Assistant in Emergency Medicine and at the Baltimore Burn Center.

Mr. Scheulen is active in the leadership of EMS and Emergency Preparedness for Hopkins and the State of Maryland.  He serves as the liaison between Johns Hopkins and the State Emergency Medical Services Institute and has been appointed by the Governor of Maryland to the Statewide EMS Advisory Committee, and to the Governor’s Emergency Management Advisory Committee. 

With the Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine, Mr. Scheulen is responsible for the creation and ongoing operations of the Johns Hopkins Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR), an office designed to assure a coordinated response to critical events across the entire Johns Hopkins Enterprise.