LancasterGeneralHealth Family Medicine Residency Program

Fellowships / Population Health

Population Health

The Population Health Fellowship develops a pipeline of primary care providers with skills in leadership and complex population health management. Fellowship time is split between our Care Connections clinical setting and our Accountable Care Organization, Lancaster General Health Community Care Collaborative.

Interdisciplinary education—team development and modeling—is a critical part of the education. Fellows achieve either a master’s degree in population health or a certificate in population health from one of our partner institutions, including the University of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences. Fellows are also expected to teach in the Lancaster General Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program.

Goals and Objectives of the Population Health Fellowship

  • Train effective leaders in population health and accountable care.
  • Foster and expand clinical, analytical and research skills.
  • Enhance the ethical capacity needed to manage population health and complex care in health systems.
  • Increase physician exposure to, and challenge creative thinking on current issues in population health.
  • Develop new physician leadership for LG Health through active participation in Care Connections activities, coursework and attending/convening working groups.
  • Develop a regional professional network for collaboration and exchange in new health-care delivery systems and innovative approaches to population management.

Scope of Training

  • Performance measurement and improvement
  • Care redesign
  • Hospital operations and governance
  • Pay for performance/global payments
  • Physician contracting/human resources
  • Project management
  • Workforce development and team-based care.

The Population Health Fellowship is directed by Jeffrey R. Martin, MD, FAAFP, Chair of Family and Community Medicine. For questions or more information about the Lancaster General Population Health Fellowship Program, please contact our Residency Coordinator.