Advanced Esophageal Disease Fellowship

Advanced Esophageal Disease Fellowship

The one-year Advanced Esophageal Disease Fellowship at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Arizona offers fundamental training in managing esophageal disorders and performing esophageal procedures in a patient-centered environment unlike any other.

As one of the premier tertiary referral centers in the southwest U.S., trainees see a fascinating variety of pathology, from simple cases to rare conditions. Each trainee enjoys a balanced curriculum, access to renowned mentors, a wealth of research opportunities, personalized support, and one year tailored to their area of interest. The program accepts one fellow each year, which allows individual attention and camaraderie amongst the fellows and faculty.

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Candidates for the esophageal diseases fellowship must have completed post M.D./D.O. training in internal medicine and subspecialty training in gastroenterology. A strong academic record and appropriate recommendations is essential. Ideally, the applicant will be board eligible in gastroenterology before enrolling in the fellowship.

Candidates must have demonstrated an interest in esophageal disease and have been involved in some esophageal research. They must show commitment to initiating an academic career in esophagology. International medical graduates are welcome to apply and must meet established Mayo Clinic criteria for international fellows.

How To Apply:

Complete the following steps to apply:

  1. Create an account to begin the online Application for Admission
  2. All applications to Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education programs must include these application materials
  3. After submission, view the required Supplemental Items and Documents
  • Upload each required item in the Supplemental Items section
  • Complete the Recommendation Request section

In addition to the standard application materials required by Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, this program requires:

  • A letter of recommendation from your residency program director. This must be completed in the Recommendation Request section. The recommender will receive an email with a link to upload a letter.

Contact Information:

Marcelo Vela, M.D.
Program Director

Jennifer Horsley-Silva, M.D.
Assistant Program Director

Megan Harkin
Education Coordinator
Phone: 480-574-2550
Email: [email protected]

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  • Published

    Oct 23, 2023

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    Jacksonville, Florida

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