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2016 Summer Interns

Center for Health Systems Innovation welcomes our Summer Interns! These students participate on cross-disciplinary teams to innovate and bring solutions to rural Oklahoma primary care.

2020 Summer Internship: CHS students only

Lean Healthcare Internship

Medical Informatics Internship

CHSI Summer Internship


Lean Healthcare Certification from CHSI. Training includes Hands-on Application at OSUMC. (National Lean trainings offer simulation exercises only.)

Gain essential skills in Lean to lead quality improvement initiatives. Residents now have annual Quality Improvement project requirements. Get a head start.

Participation will give you something highly relevant and interesting to talk about at your residency interviews. Other schools require QI training, rarely Lean, and even more rarely provide any in-field application.

Lean reduces errors, reduces cost, and improves patient care. Don’t believe it? Google it!

Medical Informatics. Training Includes Hands-on Application of Cerner Health Facts Datawarehouse medical data and data analytics training.

                Gain essential skills in analytics to be able to leverage health data.

                Participation will give you something highly relevant and interesting to talk about at your residency interviews.

                Informatics is one of the fastest growing fields in health care, including Board Certification.

Interested? Email - indicate if you prefer Lean or Medical Informatics - Only 20 Spots Available.

If more than 20 students are interested, we will conduct a lottery so all students have equal opportunity to participate. Students must be in good academic standing, not on academic probation.

Value of Internship

The internship will take place 4 weeks in June. You will be trained, practice in simulation, and apply skills to a live, real healthcare environment.

For reference: What Does Lean Training Cost?

University of Michigan 5 days: $3,995
Belmont University 5 days: $3,250
Virginia Mason 3 days: $2,000
John Hopkins 2 days: $1,250
You (limited spaces): FREE

OSU Student Work Opportunities:

Care Delivery

  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Part-Time Student Associate
  • Summer Internship
  • Volunteer
  • OSU Student Data Request

Data Analytics

CHSI opportunities are competitive. We maintain the highest standards for work ethic. You may review the CHSI Code of Conduct.

All other positions within CHSI are posted on the OSU Career Website.

OSU is an EEO E-Verify employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.