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Administrative Fellowship

The Administrative Fellowship at Miami Children's Health System is a one-year opportunity that provides unique and valuable experience for professional growth. The fellowship program establishes a platform for creating meaningful relationships within the organization and the South Florida community. The fellow will be regarded as a member of the senior leadership team and will have access to key decision-making processes through interaction and observation at Leadership, Medical Staff, Community, and Board of Directors meetings.

In addition, the fellow will further enhance their experience and knowledge of Miami Children's Health System and Nicklaus Children's Hospital by conducting core administrative and clinical rotations throughout the organization. The fellow will have the opportunity to rotate through all entities within the health system. Project-related work designed to further develop interpersonal and analytical skills will be customized to meet the interests of the fellow, as well as meeting immediate needs of Miami Children's Health System. Furthermore, the fellow will be assigned reading by the preceptor, Dr. Kini, in order to further develop the knowledge of the fellow.

Dr. Narendra Kini, President and CEO Miami Children’s Health System, serves as the preceptor for the fellowship program. The fellow will report directly to Dr. Kini, who will conduct bi-weekly meetings to discuss the progression of the fellowship.

About Miami Children's Health System

Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, operates South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with more than 650 attending physicians and over 130 pediatric sub-specialists. The 289-bed nonprofit hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine and routinely has many programs ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report. The organization has grown and evolved into the Miami Children's Health System (MCHS) which includes Miami Children's Health Foundation, the organization's 501c3 fundraising arm; a network of eight nonprofit outpatient centers situated in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties; Pediatric Specialty Group, Inc., a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; a management services organization, and an ambulatory surgery center, as well as an e-commerce line of children's wellness and safety products that support the hospital's mission of serving the region’s pediatric population. MCHS is the region’s only healthcare system exclusively for children.

The hospital has also been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor and is home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States.

In continual support of clinical excellence, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is in the process of building a six-story, state-of-the-art Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion that will optimize the environments of care for pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. 


To inspire hope and promote lifelong health by providing the best care to every child.


To be where the children are. 

Operating Statement

We are a passionate team using the most advanced methods to care for children and support their families.

Values and Guiding Behaviors

  • Collaboration
  • Responsibility
  • Empowerment
  • Advocacy
  • Transformation
  • Empathy 

Current Administrative Fellow

Umar Ahmad, MHA
Administrative Fellow
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
3100 S.W. 62nd Avenue
Phone: 786-624-2552

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