Abdominal Transplant Fellowship

Abdominal Transplant Fellowship

The Abdominal Transplant Fellowship for Advanced Practice Providers is a 12-month program for both new graduates and experienced Physician Assistants/Acute Care Nurse Practitioners interested in working in the field of Abdominal Transplant. Each year, one fellow will be accepted into this program and work as a member of the Abdominal Transplant Team at Duke University Medical Center.

The fellowship is designed to provide 12 months of clinical rotations pertaining to the medical and surgical aspects of liver, kidney, pancreas, and small intestine transplantation. Candidates will work alongside experienced transplant APPs, surgeons, physicians, fellows, and other members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team, including pharmacists, transplant coordinators, and consulting services. This program is open to both new graduates interested in working in the field of transplant and experienced providers seeking to redirect their career or enhance their knowledge and skills.

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  • Graduate of an accredited physician assistant or acute care nurse practitioner program with current board certification
  • North Carolina State licensure or eligibility
  • Drug Enforcement Administration licensure or eligibility
  • BLS and ACLS certifications

*RN First Assistant certification is required for ACNPs interested in assisting in the OR, but it is not required for the fellowship

How To Apply:

A complete application includes the following:

  • Application (Word document)
  • A signed copy of the Authorization Agreement
  • Copies of BLS and ACLS certification cards
  • A one-page typewritten narrative stating why you are interested in our Abdominal Transplant Fellowship for APPs
  • Official certification of NCCPA/AANP/ANCC (if certified)

An electronic reference form will be sent directory to the reference(s) provided in the application form.

E-mail notification will be sent to you upon receipt of your completed application.

Please submit all application materials to:

Kenai Hattori
Director of Abdominal Transplant Fellowship for APPs
[email protected]

Contact Information:

Kenai Hattori
Director of Abdominal Transplant Fellowship for APPs
Duke University Hospital
[email protected]

Hailey Kessler Hourigan
Assistant Director of Abdominal Transplant Fellowship for APPs
Duke University Hospital
[email protected]

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    Mar 07, 2022

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    Durham, North Carolina

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