The Transplant Hepatology Fellowship at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is a one-year intensive clinical program designed to comply with Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) requirements. The fellowship also meets the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) requirements for board eligibility and certification in transplant hepatology.

Curriculum

The Transplant Hepatology Fellowship at Ohio State provides fellows with extensive inpatient and outpatient clinical experience as well as longitudinal didactic teaching. The program prepares fellows to:

  • Manage advanced liver disease
  • Be fully competent in transplant hepatology
  • Diagnose and manage complex hepatology issues

Learn more about the Transplant Hepatology Fellowship

James Hanje, MD, FAASLD, program director of Hepatology and Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Program, explains the multidisciplinary care model within the hepatology program.

Application Process

If you are interested in applying for the Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Training Program at Ohio State, you will need: 

Mail or email your application and accompanying documents to:

Emily McCartney
Fellowship Coordinator, Transplant Hepatology Fellowship
Emily.McCartney@osumc.edu

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition 
395 W 12th Avenue, Room 346A 
Columbus, OH 43210

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Inpatient Training

Fellows spend four months in inpatient Liver Transplantation Service. Responsibilities include:

  • Patient care
  • Performing procedures (including routine upper and lower endoscopy and liver biopsy)
  • Assisting in educating and supervising house staff

Outpatient Training

Fellows spend six months in supervised outpatient clinical activities in the Liver Transplant Clinic and the Liver Disease Consult Clinic. Fellows also participate in transplant observational activities and clinical research projects.

Research

Fellows participate in a variety of ongoing or new clinical research projects related to liver disease or liver transplantation.

Additional Information

Learn more about Transplant Hepatology Fellowship programming from the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD).

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