Gastroenterology and Hepatology Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship Position

Overview

  • The advanced endoscopy fellowship (AEF) position has responsibilities of inpatient and outpatient care at Rush University Medical Center (RUMC) and all institutions affiliated with University Gastroenterologists.
  • This one year AEF program at RUMC offers advanced training in interventional endoscopic procedures and the management of complex pancreatobiliary disease.
  • During this training, the fellow will be a clinical instructor and will supervise and teach medical students, residents and general gastroenterology fellows.

Clinical experience

  • Diagnostic EUS
  • Interventional EUS
  • ERCP
  • Drainage of pancreatic fluid collections
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Luminal stent placement
  • Endoscopic suturing
  • Single-balloon enteroscopy
  • Volumetric laser endomicroscopy (VLE)

Research

Research is strongly encouraged and supported, and candidates with an interest in an academic career in clinical research are preferred. The advanced fellow will be able to participate in ongoing clinical research within the division and also in collaboration with pathology, surgery and oncology departments.

Requirements

  • ASGE application
  • Post-undergraduate education
  • USLME scores
  • Certificate of completion of residency
  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference

How to Apply:

We are not part of the ASGE match for the 2021-2022 year.   If you are interested in our program, please e-mail/mail your CV and 3 letters of recommendation by March 31, 2020 to the e-mail/address listed below under contact information.

Faculty

Program director

  • John Losurdo, MD

Contact information

Denise M. Labedz
Administrative Manager
Section of Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Rush University Medical Center
1725 W. Harrison St., Suite 206
Chicago, IL 60612-3824

E-mail:  denise_m_labedz@rush.edu

Phone: (312) 563-4175