Administration & Quality

Residents interested in clinical operations, quality, and patient safety can work alongside our faculty leadership to address and improve multiple topics related to administration within our high-volume, high-acuity department. Interested residents may work alongside faculty leadership to develop an understanding of ED administration while focusing on one of the elements of departmental operation and, oversight. Opportunities include:

  • Operations 
  • Quality improvement 
  • Patient safety 
  • Leadership 
  • Patient Experience
  • Risk Management 
  • Advocacy 
  • Information Technology 
  • Resource Utilization 
  • Finances 
  • Strategic Planning 
  • Hospital Credentialing 

Fellowship in Emergency Department Administration

The Boston Medical Center (BMC) Emergency Department Administration Fellowship prepares residency-trained emergency physicians to be future leaders in healthcare. Fellows will develop expertise in clinical care processes, quality and safety initiatives, fiscal administration, and change management in a healthcare system dedicated to equitable and exceptional care for all, including those with socioeconomic barriers to care.

This two-year fellowship includes clinical care and administrative responsibilities in a busy urban academic medical center with Level 1 adult trauma center designation, comprehensive stroke certification, and STEMI-receiving center. Additionally, it is paired with a Master’s in Health Care Management.

For more information or to apply contact Fellowship Director:

Brian Yun, MD, MBA, MPH
Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs



1) Applicants must be board-certified/eligible in emergency medicine at the beginning of the program
2) Applicants must be eligible to hold an active Massachusetts medical license
3) Applicants must be eligible to receive a clinical appointment at BMC
4) Applicants must be eligible to receive a faculty appointment at Boston University Aram V. Chobanian & Edward Avedisian School of Medicine

Candidates must submit the flowing materials to the Fellowship Director by mid-August.

1) Personal Statement (limit 1 page)
2) Diversity Contribution Statement (limit 1 page)
3) CV
4) Three letters of recommendation

  1. One from residency director or current chair
  2. One from a nurse
  3. One from the candidate’s choosing

Administration Conferences

BMC residents are eligible for the Committee of Interns and Residents grant opportunities to attend quality improvement and patient safety education events, trainings, and conferences.

Administration Faculty

Christian Arbelaez
Chief of Emergency Services & Chair of Emergency Medicine

Judith Linden
Executive Vice Chair

Brian Yun
Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs

Cristopher Amanti
Medical Director

Sina Mostaghim
Assistant Medical Director

Megan Leo
Medical Director of Quality & Safety

Gina Lopez
Medical Director of Workplace Safety

Thea James
Vice President of Mission; Associate CMO

Brendan Magauran
Medical Director of Care Management; Associate CMO