Administrative Fellows :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Meet Our Fellows

Brian SchumacherBrian Schumacher

Administrative Fellow, 1st year

Brian was born and raised in Ohio before attending Saint Louis University where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Upon completion of his degree, he worked for four years in the operating room at Saint Louis University Hospital where he was a specialty nurse for neurosurgery. Additionally, he served on the Operating Room Committee and assisted in the implementation of a robotic surgery program.

Prior to completing his Master of Health Administration at Saint Louis University's School of Public Health, Brian completed a summer internship at Cleveland Clinic's South Pointe Hospital. While at South Pointe, he developed plans for Infusion Therapy, Pain Management and a hospital-wide security system upgrade for Protected Services. Clinically, he assisted in updating nursing policy to correspond with current regulations while performing weekly rounds on individual units. He also gained exposure to contracts by working with the Graduate Medical Education office to update affiliation agreements. He was also responsible for developing a qualitative and quantitative stakeholder interview tool for data collection.

Brian plans to continue being a patient advocate while striving to improve the patient experience. Outside of work, he enjoys an active lifestyle and spending time with friends.

Lawrence BaylisLawrence Baylis

Administrative Fellow, 2nd year

Lawrence earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from Marquette University and started his career at Medtronic in the design and development of implantable cardiac devices and web-based patient management systems.  He then joined GE Healthcare’s Patient Monitoring business as a Quality Assurance Leader during the rollout and implementation of a new Quality Management System.

In 2012, Lawrence completed his Master of Health Administration from The Ohio State University College of Public Health. Lawrence was an Administrative Resident at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in 2011.  As part of his residency, he created an action plan to address a sentinel event, led a strategic planning retreat for rehabilitation services, developed perioperative scorecards, and analyzed OR utilization. He also served as a Graduate Assistant for the James Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ambulatory Services division.  He was responsible for developing monthly scorecards to monitor key operational metrics for outpatient services. As a Research Assistant at OSU, he worked on projects to evaluate the impact of Medicaid Managed Care on state health care expenditures and developed a model to evaluate the cost effectiveness of a new cancer screening program.

Lawrence plans to devote his career to making improvements in the quality, cost and safety of healthcare.  Outside of work he enjoys playing soccer and spending time with his family. 

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