about the fellowship

Advisory Board Fellowship is a game changer for rising executives. Across 18 months, participants engage in six learning intensives with a diverse cohort of cross-industry peers. Our curriculum equips rising executives to make the leadership leap through greater self-awareness, knowledge, skills, and attitudes to lead transformative change in today's volatile and complex industry.

Through the fellowship, our partner organizations build a talent bench prepared to leverage leadership as an enterprise-level competitive advantage.

Discover our approach, uniquely designed to elevate aspiring executives into health care industry leaders.


Health systems and companies rely on The Fellowship to train their high potential leaders

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Advisory Board Fellowship's Distinguishing Elements

The Fellowship’s foundation is a series of six participant-centered and discussion-rich in-person intensive workshops, featuring an advanced curriculum grounded in Advisory Board research. Professional faculty create a rigorous, yet supportive environment—a crucible in which participants’ deeply held beliefs are challenged, their curiosity ignited, and their leadership identities renewed and reformed.

Evidence-based leadership assessment

Best-in-class 360-degree assessment provides insight into behaviors, beliefs, and attitudes that propel fellows forward—and hold them back

Network of purpose-oriented, like-minded peers

The fellowship cohort is a community committed to leading industry transformation, who can lend support—and challenge when necessary

Practicum learning laboratory

Participants tackle a strategic project on behalf of their organization, leaning on peer working groups to gain clarity into barriers—both technical and adaptive


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What our alumni say

The Fellowship made me into a leader. I’ve taken four or five other leadership courses, and it wasn’t until I did this that I understood what leadership really is. It was worth every second.

—Sydney Vail
Chairman, Department of Surgery at Maricopa Integrated Health System

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Matt Corner

Special Director
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Craig Pirner

Managing Director
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