Program Alumni

For more than a decade, Vanderbilt University Medical Center has offered a formal training and development program for future health system administrators. Originally offered as a 1-year residency program, the program has evolved into a 2-year fellowship. Over the course of this evolution, many exemplary program participants have remained at Vanderbilt and continue to be vital to the administrative leadership team.


Program Alumni within the VUMC Enterprise:


Andrew Haag

Administrative Officer, Vanderbilt Health and Wellness


Margaret Jones Drewes

Departmental Administrator & Associate Operating Officer, Vanderbilt Eye Institute (VEI)


Adrianna Mansolino

Senior Director: Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network (VHAN), Clinical Operations


Jason Mathisen

Associate Operating Officer, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI)


Ruth Schimmel

Senior Learning Consultant, Compliance Education at VUMC


Chris Westbrook

Director, Children’s Hospital Off-site & After-Hours Clinics, MCJCHV


Hunter Nichols

Associate Operating Officer, Adult Ambulatory Executive Leadership


Nick Garland

Senior Project Manager, Cancer PCC Administration


Kate Burger

Senior Associate, CNO-VUH Hospital


Samantha Walker Skaggs

Senior Ambulatory Associate, Regional Ambulatory Administration


Melissa McCoy

Director of Professional Excellence in Executive Nursing Services


Brigette Boyle

Senior Associate, Pediatric Surgical Practices, Monroe Carell Junior Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt (MCJCHV)


Kara Keiper

Manager, Clinic Operations, VIVID Health, Vanderbilt's LGBTQ+ Health Clinic