Pediatrics: Gastroenterology

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ABOUT THE PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

 

 

During the first year, the Fellow will be exposed to a wide variety of patients with gastrointestinal, hepatic and nutritional diseases. Education will focus on the development of expertise for appropriate work-up, diagnosis and treatment of these conditions. In addition, the Fellow will develop familiarity of the pediatric and adult gastrointestinal literature through literature search and active participation in patient care conferences, departmental conferences and journal clubs. Towards the end of the first year, the Fellow will identify a research mentor and together select a specific project to pursue during the second and third year of the Fellowship under the direction of the mentor. During the second and third years, the Fellow will learn research techniques, develop project for presentation at a national meeting and develop experience in writing a grant proposal.

Effective 2016, we will accept one fellow through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

The 36-month curriculum is divided roughly for 12.5 months of clinical activities and 20 months of research activities as follows:

First year:

Inpatient service: 42 weeks

Research: 4 weeks

Vacation: 4 weeks

Pathology Rotation: 1 week

Radiology Rotation: 1 week

 

Second and Third year:

Inpatient service: 5 weeks

Research/Clinic: 43 weeks

Vacation: 4 weeks

 

 

*Fellows will rotate through Hepatology Service during their inpatient weeks/months over the three year program.

*Procedures weekly through all 3 years

*Weekend call is shared by all first, second and third year fellows

 

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