If you are looking for a fellowship program that will give you the investigative, teaching and clinical skills you’ll need to play a leading role in the field of gastroenterology/hepatology, consider the Augusta University program. You’ll care for a broad range of patients drawn from the local community, regional and national referrals and the Charlie Norwood Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, a major teaching hospital that is attached to Augusta University via a walking bridge.
You’ll also increase your knowledge through a carefully crafted, broad-based conference schedule that will enlighten and equip you with everything you need to know today and for your future.
What’s more, you’ll be exposed to research in both basic translational and clinical science.
With seven fellows in training at any given time, we have a favorable faculty-to-student ratio. This, coupled with our large and diverse patient population and state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and research facilities, our section creates an ideal educational and training setting.
The Comprehensive Training You Deserve
Founded in 1970, our program offers:
■ Hands-on training in gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition
■ Endoscopic training to develop expert diagnostic and therapeutic skills
■ Advanced neurogastroenterology and GI motility training
■ Training in the diagnosis and care of liver diseases
■ A varied and active educational conference program
■ Outstanding facilities, technology and staff
■ A renowned and enthusiastic faculty dedicated to your educational development and success
■ A flexible selection of clinical and research electives based on your individual needs
■ Our program boasts a 100% gastroenterology board-examination pass rate for the past 10 years. Graduates of our program have become clinicians, educators and researchers at prestigious institutions throughout the country.
A Mentoring Program that Enhances Learning
A unique aspect of our program is our mentoring system. You’ll work closely with a designated faculty member, who will foster your clinical, research and teaching skills. They will also serve as a sounding board and help you navigate the years ahead.
And, you’ll complete your fellowship in Augusta, Ga., a beautiful, historic and affordable mid-size Southern city on the banks of the Savannah River. Home of the Masters Golf Tournament, Augusta has great recreational activities including hiking and biking trails, lake resorts, canoeing and two excellent theatres. There’s also a large and active health sciences campus and Augusta State University. And you’ll enjoy excellent restaurants and shopping malls.