Pediatric GI/Hepatology/Nutrition Fellowship

Curriculum

Year 1 The resident fellow is on the clinical service for 6 of the 12 months. During this period he/she oversees the performance of the pediatric house officers and students in the management of all inpatients. He/She provides inpatient consultation services, along with the faculty. Additional months are spent in the Department of Radiology, Surgical Pathology, Pediatric Surgery and with the Department of Nutrition as core building months. Two months during the first year are academic months to be spent in research or in manuscript preparation. Continuity clinics are held 6 half-days a month on non-service months. GI-Pathology Conferences are conducted weekly as are division teaching conferences. GI/General Surgery/Radiology Conference is held once each month. Morbidity and Mortality Conference is held quarterly.
   
Year 2

The resident fellow is on the clinical service for 4 of the 12 months. During this period he/she oversees the performance of the pediatric house officers and students in the management of all inpatients. He/She provides inpatient consultation services, along with the faculty. Additional months are spent in hepatology/transplant, and adult GI procedures as core building months. Six months during the second year are academic months to be spent in research or in manuscript preparation. Continuity clinics are held 6 half-days a month on non-service months. GI-Pathology Conferences are conducted weekly as are division teaching conferences. GI/General Surgery/Radiology Conference is held once each month. Morbidity and Mortality Conference is held quarterly.

   
Year 3 Two of the twelve months are spent on the clinical service. The remaining ten months will be solely devoted to the completion of research activities. The fellow will attend 6 half-day continuity clinics per month during non-service months.

The fellows have out of hospital call responsibilities during all three fellowship years. The call responsibilities are equally divided among the fellows.