The Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Program at Montefiore’s Moses Campus is an intensive one-year program of advanced clinical training, open to physicians who have completed a ACGME-accredited gastroenterology fellowship. Upon completion of training, fellows will be eligible for advanced UNOS certification in liver transplantation and board certification in transplant hepatology.
Our program consistently turns out intelligent, hardworking and well-rounded fellows trained to be superior leaders. Graduates can go on to win grants and teaching awards, as well as securing various academic and clinical positions.
Montefiore—the university hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine—benefits from a unique, logistical landscape that allows fellows to experience a combination of inpatient and outpatient experiences, setting a solid foundation for an outstanding experience.
Fellows with the Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Program at Montefiore’s Moses Campus receive a broad range of experience and exposure. Program participants routinely participate in the diagnosis and management of patients with all forms of acute and chronic liver disease both on the inpatient hepatology service and consultations throughout the hospital.
Program participants receive training through various clinical experiences, formal educational activities, and structured research opportunities. Participants learn:
Fellows with the Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Program at Montefiore’s Moses Campus deliver academic lectures on topics of their own choosing and participate in academic conferences, including Journal Club, Pathology rounds, and Case Conferences.
Fellows with the Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Program at Montefiore’s Moses Campus are encouraged to participate in research projects in conjunction with a faculty mentor and to present research at local and national meetings. The Montefiore Einstein Center for Transplantation is affiliated with Einstein’s Marion Bessin Liver Research Center, one of three NIDDK-funded liver-research centers in the United States, offering opportunities to participate in cutting edge translational research projects.
Located in a pleasant residential section of the North Bronx, Montefiore is close to the Westchester border and several major highways making it an easy commute from Manhattan, Westchester, Connecticut, Rockland and New Jersey.
Montefiore offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including four weeks of vacation and one funded conference week for fellows. Subsidized housing is available close to the Moses Campus and in Riverdale. Fellows also receive three meal cards each day—that can be used at our Moses and Einstein Campuses’ all food station.—and reduced rates for monthly parking.
For more information, please e-mail our program director John Reinus, MD or associate program director Kristina Chacko, MD. Information on how to apply is available here.