Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship

Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship

The Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship Program at the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, in affiliation with Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University (TJU), trains physicians in advanced skills in pediatric gastroenterology. Our 3-year program provides comprehensive specialty training in gastroenterology (GI), hepatology and nutrition.

You’ll learn to diagnose and treat children with acute and chronic diseases of the digestive system and nutritional disorders, as well as gain broad-based research experience in basic or clinical sciences. The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) in accordance with the guidelines of the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.

The Nemours Gastroenterology Fellowship Program provides stimulating clinical training in gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition and exposure to liver transplantation. Our dynamic group of faculty clinicians and researchers are committed to helping you attain a quality education. Our fellows attend weekly educational sessions in addition to monthly pathology, radiology and physiology conferences and combined surgical rounds. Fellows also present and attend topic oriented journal clubs through out the year.

You’ll have opportunities to learn the indications, risks, benefits and techniques of performing procedures such as upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, percutaneous liver biopsy, capsule endoscopy, esophageal dilatation, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube insertions, variceal banding, pH/impedance probes and motility studies at our state-of-the-art pediatric GI endoscopy suite. You’ll learn to teach and mentor residents and medical students. You will conduct your own clinical or basic science research project under the supervision of one of our faculty members.

To know more about the program, please visit their website at https://www.nemours.org/education/gme/fellowships/gastroenterology.html

How To Apply:

For interested applicants, kindly Submit application electronically using ERAS. The following supporting documents are needed:

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Personal statement
  3. Medical school transcript
  4. USMLE scores (all 3 levels)
  5. Three references

Deadline of applications is on September 1, 2020. The actual interview process will take place roughly between August 1 and October 1 of the preceding year.

For questions about the application process, kindly send an inquiry to the contact information below.

Contact Information:

Fran Hackett, MHA
Fellowship Coordinator
(302) 298-7867
[email protected]

Zarela Molle-Rios, MD
Program Director
(302) 651-5928
[email protected]

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