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Training Summary


Training Detail by Year


Year 1

Outpatient: One half-day of general pediatric gastroenterology clinic per week with their own outpatient population.

Inpatient: The fellow will follow all gastroenterology patients and consults in C.S. Mott Hospital for a total of 6-7 months. A total of 12 months clinical experience is required for board certification.

Research: The pediatric gastroenterology faculty will work with the fellow to identify a clinical or basic science research project and mentor for years 2 and 3. The research project and mentor can include members of the pediatric GI division, as well as members of the Departments of Surgery, Internal Medicine, Physiology, Anatomy and Cell Biology, and the School of Public Health. A supervisory committee will be formed to evaluate the fellows research project.

Call: The fellow will take weekday call while on the inpatient service at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and every 5th weekend call throughout the three years of training.

Teaching: Fellows will receive both formal and informal teaching from the Pediatric Gastroenterology faculty.

Year 2

Outpatient: One half-day of general pediatric gastroenterology clinic per week with their own outpatient population.

Inpatient: None

Research: The fellow will work full time on their clinical or basic science research project.

Call: The fellow will take call every 5th weekend throughout all three years of training.

Teaching: Fellows continue to receive both formal and informal teaching from the pediatric gastroenterology faculty.

Year 3

Outpatient: One half-day of general pediatric gastroenterology clinic per week with their own outpatient population.

Inpatient: For the last 6 months of the program, the fellow returns to the inpatient clinical service. During this time, the trainees are given a great deal more responsibility for patient care.

Research: The first part of year 3, the fellow will complete their research project, with the goal of submitting one or more manuscripts for publication prior to completion of fellowship training.

Call: The fellow will take weekday call while on the inpatient service and every third weekend call throughout the three years of training.

Teaching: Fellows continue to receive both formal and informal teaching from pediatric gastroenterology faculty. They are expected to provide more teaching which includes giving talks to the general pediatric residents on specific pediatric gastroenterology topics.