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Hepatology Fellowship Program

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    The Program prepares fellows for a career in academic Gastroenterology and Hepatology. The fellowship is offered for a period of 2-5 years depending upon the applicants career goals and research projects. All fellows receive formal training in clinical research during this fellowship.


    Each year 1-2 positions are offered to eligible candidates depending upon the number of vacancies in that particular year.


    Candidates who are board-eligible in Gastroenterology or Internal Medicine are eligible to apply for this fellowship position.



    Liver Clinic

    Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 AM to 12:00 Noon


    Work Rounds and Hepatology Review Course: Mondays, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Liver Rounds: Thursdays, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Liver Pathology Rounds: Thursdays, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Lab Meeting: Fridays, 12 Noon - 1:00 PM
    GI Pathology and Radiology: alternate Fridays, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Consult and Inpatient Service

    There are four months of consult and inpatient service during the first year of training. Patients are admitted to the Liver Service primarily for protocol-driven liver biopsies and viral kinetic studies.

    Salary, Benefits and Vacations

    General Orientation Information

    Helpful information regarding apartments, arranging drivers licenses, child care, planning fellowship training, banks.

    Contact Us

    For any questions regarding our Fellowship Program or application procedure, the person to contact is Shalli Keller at (301) 451-6997 or via email at ( Please send applications to:

    T. Jake Liang, M.D.
    Chief, Liver Diseases Branch, NIDDK
    Bldg. 10/9B16, MSC 1800
    9000 Rockville Pike
    Bethesda, MD 20892

    Last updated: 08/13/2014

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