About the Program

This 12 to 24 month, non-ACGME-accredited fellowship in pancreatic disorders will provide you with specialized experience in evaluating and managing pancreatic diseases. One of only 30 hospitals in the United States designated as a Pancreas Center of Excellence by the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF), The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is proud to offer this unique fellowship program designed to develop the skills needed for an academic career in medical pancreatology.

Program Details

Clinical Opportunities

  • Biweekly outpatient experiences in a dedicated subspecialty pancreas clinic
  • Complex inpatient consultations
  • Weekly multidisciplinary pancreas meetings
  • Routine endoscopy (EGD/colonoscopy)
  • Technical proficiency for advanced endoscopic procedures (EUS/ERCP) cannot be ensured, but efforts can be made to provide exposure based on interest 

Research Opportunities

  • Diverse clinical research, including health services, large database analysis and clinical trials
  • Experience with clinical center selected for a collaborative NIH grant, Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer
  • Ongoing foundation and industry-supported clinical trials in pancreatic diseases
  • Exposure to translational pancreatic research, including animal models of pancreatitis, cancer
  • Immunology and proteomic analysis

Eligibility Criteria

  • MD or DO
  • Completion of a three-year U.S. postgraduate residency training in ACGME-accredited program
  • Completion of a three-year ACGME-accredited gastroenterology fellowship
  • U.S. citizen, permanent resident or J-1 visa status
  • Valid Ohio medical license by commencement of training

Application Process

Applications Must Include:

  • A complete CV
  • Personal statement (two-page limit)

Mail or email your application documents to:

Phil Hart, MD
Program Director

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition 
395 W. 12th Avenue, Second Floor
Columbus, OH 43210

Meet the Program Director:

Phil Hart, MD

Fellowship Program Coordinator
Casey Suich