Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is a complex organization, hiring over 4500 employees annually into over 80 specialized departments. This past year, the enterprise onboarding team has made a concerted effort to prioritize new hires across systems and will share a case study of successful partnership creating a specialized orientation with Research Institute at CHOP, one of the largest departments (2500 employees).
Michelle A. Lewis, M.S., C.R.A., holds a B.A. in Biology from SUNY New Paltz, and a M.S. in Clinical Research Administration from NY Medical College. Michelle’s post-baccalaureate career started at Weill Medical College of Cornell University in NYC, where opportunities for professional advancement contributed to her evolving expertise in Research Administration. From 1998-2017, Michelle served in over 10 unique positions at Cornell and transitioned to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia as Vice President, Research Administration & Operations in June 2017. In partnership with more than 900 principal investigators, Michelle serves a pivotal role to advance the strategic vision of conducting world-renowned, biomedical research and translating it into breakthrough pediatric patient care.
VP Research Administration & Operations