Marcy Doderer, President and CEO

"Arkansas Children's will not stop our pursuit of improving child health until Arkansas is the safest, healthiest place to be a child" - Marcy Doderer

 About the Fellowship

The Arkansas Children's Administrative Fellowship is a one-year, system fellowship. The Administrative Fellow position reports to and works very closely with Marcy Doderer, President and CEO of Arkansas Children's. While the Administrative Fellow will reside in Little Rock, the fellowship structure will provide ample opportunities to work on projects with teams and leadership across the Arkansas Children's System.

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Past Projects Have Included:

  • Assisting in leading and promoting the utilization of a brand new application developed by the organization to track senior leadership-led action plans related to organizational enterprise risk management goals
  • Development of a strategic plan outlining a major expansion of Medical Legal Partnership services statewide
  • Heading a group of Arkansas Children's leaders in the development of key initiatives in areas of focus in the new five-year Strategic Plan for the system
  • Project management of the construction and operationalization of a brand-new outpatient clinic from the ground up
  • Winter census planning and coordination between campuses for smooth management of peak inpatient volumes during late fall and winter months
  • Leading a group of systems analysts to develop a new dashboard within Epic to provide key operational information needed to make important decisions during a time of crisis.


  • Kelsi Ballard, MHA
    Trinity University, Class of 2021
    Special Projects: Behavioral Health Strategic Planning (Eating Disorders), MRI Project that redirects patient flow 

  • Annie Key, MHA
    University of Memphis, Class of 2019
    Current Role: Business Operations Manager, Ambulatory Care Services
    Arkansas Children's Hospital

  • Judith Brown, MHA
    Trinity University, Class of 2017
    Current Role: Business Operations Director
    Arkansas Children's Northwest

  • Chris Meyer, MHA
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Class of 2016
    Current Role: Directory of Strategy and Operations
    Arkansas Children's Care Network

  • Jacques de Marché, MHA
    University of Memphis, Class of 2015
    Current Role: Director, Clinically Integrated Network
    Novant Health

  • Anne-Marie Witecki, MHA
    Trinity University, Class of 2015
    Current Role: Ancillary Services Director
    Arkansas Children's Northwest

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