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McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Program – ACGME ID: 1444831017

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 July 31st. All applicants are completely reviewed by the UT GI Fellowship Interview Selection Committee. Invitations for interviews are sent in August.

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 consideredPlease 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-todate and/or expanded information, please check the web sites of the gastroenterological societies:

 

Affiliated Hospitals:

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.

Fellowship Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth GI Fellowship Faculty:

Memorial Hermann Medical Center Hospital & LBJ General Hospital

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center GI Fellowship Faculty:

  • Manoop Bhutani, MD
  • Robert Bresalier, MD
  • Marta Davila, MD
  • Alexander Dekovich, MD
  • Jeffrey Lee, MD
  • Patrick Lynch, MD
  • Ethan Miller, MD
  • Lopa Mishra, MD, Chair UTMDACC GI Department
  • G.S. Raju, MD
  • William Ross, MD
  • Mehnaz Shafi, MD, MDACC
  • John Stroehlein, MD
  • Brian R. Weston, MD


Conferences and Meetings:

Texas Medical Center GI Grand Rounds – Combined McGovern Medical School – BCM Fellowships
GI Nutrition Conference
GI Journal Club
GI Physiology Conference
GI Fellows’ Research Presentations
GI Research Forum
GI M & M Conference
GI Board Essentials Conference
GI Endoscopy Quality Improvement Conference – LBJ
GI Pathology Conference
GI Radiology Conference
GI Surgery-Radiology Conference
Hepatology Journal Club
Liver Medical Review Board
Liver Transplant – M&M / Listed Patient Meeting
Liver Tumor Conference
Hepatology-Pathology Conference
GI Pathology Conference UTMDACC
Colorectal Clinical Translational Research Conference UTMDACC
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Fellowship Monthly Meetings

Fellowship Handbook