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Saint Louis UniversityGastroenterology Fellowship
Fellowship Program• 12 Gastroenterology Fellows  – 4 per year  – No advanced fellowships• Three locations  – Academic univ...
Year 1• SLUH                • VA GI Service  Gastroenterology    • 3 months  Consult Service           • Consults• 9 month...
Year 2• St. Mary’s Health Center  – 3 months  – Includes motility/functional bowel experience  – 1.5 days per week outpati...
Year 3• Liver Service (Brown Team)  – 2 months• Advanced endoscopy/biliary/pancreas  – 2 months• SLUH GI Consult Service  ...
Selectives•   GI radiology•   GI pathology•   Outpatient GI clinics•   Pediatric GI•   Biliary/advanced endo•   Endoscopy•...
Conferences• GI Grand Rounds            • Subspecialty Journal  – Faculty, visiting prof     Club• GI/Liver Tumor         ...
Main Issues• Current are relative minor  – Supervision at the VA  – Faculty participation in conferences
On the (very near) Horizon– Funding of research time– Incorporation of competencies  •   Instruction in “practice manageme...
On the (very near) Horizon– Funding of research time– Incorporation of competencies  •   Instruction in “practice manageme...
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Gi face off - issues facing medium programs - charlene prather

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Gi face off - issues facing medium programs - charlene prather

  1. 1. Saint Louis UniversityGastroenterology Fellowship
  2. 2. Fellowship Program• 12 Gastroenterology Fellows – 4 per year – No advanced fellowships• Three locations – Academic university teaching hospital – Private hospital – VA• 15 Faculty (2 part time)
  3. 3. Year 1• SLUH • VA GI Service Gastroenterology • 3 months Consult Service • Consults• 9 months • Endoscopy – 3 Fellows • Research 1 month • Consults – Identify mentor • Endoscopy – Identify project • IRB ready
  4. 4. Year 2• St. Mary’s Health Center – 3 months – Includes motility/functional bowel experience – 1.5 days per week outpatient• VA Scoping – 3 months – Includes outpatient clinics, capsule studies• Research – 4 months• Liver service – 1 month• Biliary/advanced endoscopy – 1 month
  5. 5. Year 3• Liver Service (Brown Team) – 2 months• Advanced endoscopy/biliary/pancreas – 2 months• SLUH GI Consult Service – 1 month• Endoscopy – 1-2 months• Selectives – 4 months• Research – 1 month
  6. 6. Selectives• GI radiology• GI pathology• Outpatient GI clinics• Pediatric GI• Biliary/advanced endo• Endoscopy• Nutrition (web-based education)
  7. 7. Conferences• GI Grand Rounds • Subspecialty Journal – Faculty, visiting prof Club• GI/Liver Tumor • Motility Conference Conference • GI Fellows GR• GI Pathology – Case Conference Conference • GI Research• Liver Pathology Conference Conference • Clinical Case• Journal Clubs Management• Fellows – Nutrition Pathophysiology – M&M Conference
  8. 8. Main Issues• Current are relative minor – Supervision at the VA – Faculty participation in conferences
  9. 9. On the (very near) Horizon– Funding of research time– Incorporation of competencies • Instruction in “practice management” • “Specialty specific milestones” • “Each program must define criteria for competence for all required and elective procedures”
  10. 10. On the (very near) Horizon– Funding of research time– Incorporation of competencies • Instruction in “practice management” • “Specialty specific milestones” • “Each program must define criteria for competence for all required and elective procedures”

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