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Current Open Fellowship Positions

The following is a list of available fellowship positions available outside the scope of the annual NRMP Match.

If you are a Fellowship Training Program Director of an ASTS accredited abdominal fellowship training program and would like to post a listing please contact:

Chelsey Gordon
Specialist, Training and Certification
Email:  chelsey.gordon@asts.org 

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center 

Unfilled match spot- ASTS-accredited Fellowship in Abdominal Transplantation and Hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery.

The Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Abdominal Transplant Fellowship offers comprehensive surgical training in liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation and hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB) surgery.  Fellows rotate on liver (60+ cases/year), kidney/pancreas (200+, 12+, respectively/year), and HPB cases (500+ cases/yr) for a comprehensive 2-year fellowship experience.  High prioritization is placed on education of fellows with weekly didactic educational conferences and both clinical and basic science research opportunities.  Conference attendance at both national and international meetings is encouraged.  Our fellows have enjoyed a long tradition of securing jobs in transplantation and HPB surgery.  The training program begins August 1, 2018-July 31, 2020.  Physicians must be able to meet the requirements for California State licensing. 

How to Apply:
Please forward your CV and Letters of Recommendation (1-3) to Irene Kim, MD, Program Director at Irene.Kim@cshs.org or cell phone, 310-384-7228

Columbia University / New York Presbyterian 
New York, NY

Columbia University Medical Center/ New York Presbyterian has an immediate opening in our abdominal organ transplant fellowship.  This is structured as a 2 year fellowship.  We are ASTS-accredited in liver and kidney transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery (HB).  

The fellowship program is among the most balanced training programs with a wide range of opportunities in liver transplantation, living donor liver transplantation, kidney transplantation, living donor nephrectomy, hepatobiliary surgery, pediatric transplantation and pancreas transplantation.  Approximately 120 livers transplants and 150 HB procedures are done annually.  This includes more than 75 hepatectomies of which more than 30 are performed laparoscopically.  We perform approximately 200 kidney transplants with half being living donor nephrectomies.  The pancreas program performs approximately 10-15 pancreas transplants annually.  Fellows will also gain experience in intestinal failure and transplantation as well as ex vivo oncologic surgery

Applicants must have completed their general surgery residency, be eligible for a New York State License and have completed all 3 steps of USMLE.

How to Apply:
Please send cover letter explaining your interest in transplant, CV and 3 Letters of Recommendation to:
Priscilla Nunez, Fellowship Coordinator
Columbia University Medical Center
622 West 168th Street, PH14-105
New York, NY 10032
Email: Txp_Surg_Fellow_App@cumc.columbia.edu
Phone:  (212) 305-7369
Website: http://columbiasurgery.org/transplant-surgery-fellowship/applying

Duke University 
Abdominal Transplant Fellow position opening at Duke University (2017-2019)

The Del Stickel abdominal transplant fellowship at Duke University is accredited by ASTS for training in liver & kidney transplantation and Hepatobiliary surgery. A position has become available for immediate appointment for a 2 year training slot.

The fellowship is structured over the 2 year period and provides hands on training in deceased donor organ procurement, laparoscopic donor nephrectomy, transplantation of the liver & kidney, pediatric transplantation and complex hepatobiliary surgery. The Duke abdominal transplant unit performs over 90 liver and 150 kidney transplants (40 living donor) each year. In addition, the training includes exposure to pancreas & intestinal transplantation and management of short bowel syndrome. The Fellow will participate in didactic lectures on core transplant curriculum and is encouraged to perform clinical research. The department of Surgery at Duke is vibrant and provides excellent opportunities for growth. The division of abdominal transplantation boasts well known clinicians and scientists in the field.

The requirements for appointment includes completion of all 3 steps of USMLE. Interested candidates are encouraged to send their CVs to Kv.Ravindra@Duke.edu

Indiana University 

Indiana University School of Medicine offers one of the nation’s most comprehensive abdominal transplant surgery fellowship opportunities.  We are ASTS-accredited in liver, kidney, pancreas, and intestinal transplant. A complete didactic curriculum and commitment to training are embedded in our program and we’re searching for a highly motivated individual who wants to join a two-year training program (starting August 2018) at one of the best facilities in the country. Eligible applicants must have completed a general surgery residency before beginning the fellowship program, and applicants must be able to obtain an Indiana medical license.  
Please send your CV, personal statement, 3 letters of recommendation (either sent by you or the letter writers), ABSITE reports (if applicable) and USMLE transcript to:
Rhonda Gerding
Program Coordinator
Indiana University School of Medicine

Medical College of Wisconsin 

The Medical College of Wisconsin Division of Transplant Surgery is seeking a candidate for fellowship training in Transplant Surgery for a two year term starting July 1, 2018. Our comprehensive transplant program includes both adult and pediatric kidney and liver transplantation, performed at our campus located in the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center. Interested candidates should be American Board C/E or foreign equivalent, have passed USMLE Step 3, and eligible for licensure in Wisconsin. Our kidney transplant fellowship is ASTS accredited and we participate in the NRMP match system.

Interested applicants should submit a Curriculum Vitae to:
Michael Zimmerman, MD, FACS c/o Jim Hyland, Division Administrator
Director, Transplant Fellowship Program
Medical College of Wisconsin
Email: jhyland@mcw.edu
Website: http://www.mcw.edu/Transplant-Surgery.htm

Swedish Medical Center
Kidney Transplant Fellowship 

Organ Transplant Program at Swedish Medical Center is looking for candidates for its 2-year, ASTS approved fellowship in kidney transplantation starting August 2018. In addition to kidney, the fellowship will include liver and pancreas transplantation as well as hepatobiliary surgery. Annually, between kidney, liver and pancreas, the Swedish Organ Transplant Program performs over 130 transplantations and over 50 hepatobiliary procedures. Transplant-focused research, both clinical and basic science, is encouraged with faculty support. Interested applicants should be board eligible or board certified in General Surgery and hold or be eligible to obtain a full State of Washington medical license.

How to apply: 

To apply send CV and Cover Letter to: Dr Precht’s Email: Andrew.precht@swedish.org. and /or call Victoria Popa at  206-215-2913. 
Andrew F. Precht, MD Fellowship Program Director, Director, Liver and Pancreas Transplant Program Swedish / Providence Health Services Center 1124 Columbia Str, Suite 600 Seattle, WA 98104 

University of Minnesota

Applications are now being accepted for two positions in the University of Minnesota’s two-year advanced ASTS-approved training program in multi-organ transplantation. Applicants must be board certified, eligible, or equivalent in general surgery, and hold or be eligible to obtain State of Minnesota medical licensure. A minimum of 2 years of ACGME-accredited residency or fellowship training within the United States is required.

Responsibilities include 24 months of specialty training in donor surgery, vascular access, and in kidney, pancreas, and liver transplantation.  Successful candidates will be appointed as full-time, yearly renewable non-tenure track Instructors of Surgery or as Medical Fellows, depending on eligibility.  Start dates available are January 1, 2018 and July 1, 2018.

To apply, please submit your CV and three letters of recommendation to:
Mitch Gmyrek
Program Coordinator
University of Minnesota
Division of Transplantation
420 Delaware St. SE, MMC 195
Minneapolis, MN  55455

The University of Minnesota is proud to be an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Medical College of Wisconsin