Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Fellowship
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Program
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth fellowship in clinical gastroenterology is approved by the Accredited Council for Medical Education (ACGME)
Fellowship Applications (Three Year GI Fellowship Program): The McGovern Medical School GI Fellowship ERAS annual application deadline is August 31st. All applicants are completely reviewed by the UT GI Fellowship Interview Selection Committee. Invitations for interviews are sent in August or September.
Candidates for the gastroenterology fellowship training program must complete three years of internal medicine residency in an ACGME accredited program and be United States citizens, permanent residents or hold a J1 Visa. H1B visas are not sponsored by this institution for graduate medical education.
ERAS & NRMP: The McGovern Medical School at UTHealth fellowship in clinical gastroenterology participates in the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS) and the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). For details on how to apply, please visit: www.aamc.org/audienceeras.htm or call the ERAS Help Desk: (202) 828-0413. Applicants must apply electronically through ERAS, no other applications are considered. Please do not email, fax and/or mail your application. A minimum of four (4) reference letters and a current photo are required.
GI Core Curriculum
Training standards, guidelines, and resources are regularly updated by individual societies. For up-to date and/or expanded information, please check the web sites of the gastroenterological societies:
- American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)
- American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
- American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
- American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
Affiliated hospitals for training gastroenterologist and hepatologist are dedicated to providing teaching, research and clinical activities at the highest standard. These world-class hospital affiliations (listed below) provide the GI fellow with exposure not only to a large and diverse population, but also to a faculty renowned in gastrointestinal and liver diseases.
The McGovern Medical School at UTHealth GI Program is a three-year clinical fellowship with research. First-year fellows are accepted to the program each year. Each fellow will have a basic core curriculum involving rotations at each of the affiliated facilities. Fellows, with a faculty mentor, are expected to participate in clinical research, basic research, or other scholarly activities. At the conclusion of the three-year fellowship training, the fellow will be a fully trained gastroenterologist who will be able to diagnose, treat, and manage all forms of gastrointestinal and liver disease and will be able to practice competently and independently in the field of gastroenterology.