Fellowship Opportunities

The following is a list of available fellowship positions available outside the scope of the annual Abdominal Transplant Surgery Match. Only programs that participate in the annual match but do not match are eligible to post an open position. 

If you are a Fellowship Training Program Director of an Accredited Abdominal Fellowship Training Program and would like to post a listing, email Chelsey Gordon to post your ad. Programs are responsible for notifying ASTS when the position  has been filled.  


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 August 1, 2019. 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 Certified and we participate in the SF match system.

Interested applicants should submit a Curriculum Vitae to:
Michael Zimmerman, MD, FACS c/o Jim Hyland, Senior Division Administrator
Director, Transplant Fellowship Program
Medical College of Wisconsin

Email: jhyland@mcw.edu
Website: http://www.mcw.edu/Transplant-Surgery.htm


Scripps Center for Organ Transplantation 

Kidney Transplant Fellowship

The Scripps Center for Organ Transplant Program at Scripps Green Hospital/Scripps Clinic has an unexpected opening this year and is looking for candidates for its two year ASTS approved fellowship in kidney transplantation starting this July. In addition to kidney transplantation the fellowship will include participation in liver and pancreas transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery.

Annually the program transplants over 100 organs with an average of 70 kidney transplants per year and an active hepatobiliary service. The fellowship is combined research and clinical with a Scripps fellowship in clinical translational investigation sponsored by the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) created by the national institute of health clinical and a translational science award (CTSA). Courses include, clinical investigation, bio-statistics, human genetics and genomics, molecular medicine, and applied bioinformatics.

Candidates should be a graduate fully trained in General Surgery or Urology (American Board certified or eligible).

Please submit:

  • Current CV
  • Recent photo,
  • Medical school diploma and surgical residency documentation
  • 3 letters of recommendation and personal statement.

Applicants should apply to:

Dr.Christopher Marsh
Program Director
Fellowship Training Program Director
Division Head of Transplantation
Vice President of Surgical Services
Marsh.Christopher@scrippshealth.org


University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University

The Transplant Institute at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, affiliated with Case Western Reserve University, seeks applications from highly motivated individuals for its ASTS-Accredited Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowship. The program is accredited to train in kidney transplantation. During this 2-year (24-month) fellowship, fellows will have access to kidney Transplantation (adult and pediatric), vascular access (open and endovascular), laparoscopic donor nephrectomy, with opportunities to participate in Liver Transplants. The Fellow candidate will be expected to participate fully in all aspects of patient care including adult and pediatric organ procurement and transplantation, donor and recipient pre-and post-operative care and follow-up. Our program is supported by Advanced Practice Providers to allow the Fellow (and residents) to focus on clinical and academic training. There is a robust opportunity for research (Basic science or Clinical) with independent research activity expected of the Fellow. The Fellow will be provided a generous annual stipend for books and conference attendance. A complete didactic curriculum and commitment to training Independent Transplant Surgeons are embedded in our program.

Successful applicants will begin August 1, 2019.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application (personal statement), current Curriculum Vitae, USMLE (Steps I, II and III) transcripts, and the names of three references to:

Meelie DebRoy, MD
Director, Transplant Surgery Fellowship
University Hospitals
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106
Meelie.debroy@uhhospitals.org
University Hospitals is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.