GI Fellowship

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Quick Tips for Fellowship Interviews: Day-before

It’s the day (or night) before your big GI fellowship interview. What should you be doing right now? I’ve compiled a few quick pointers below. 1.) Know everything about the program. Do a web search and read everything about the GI fellowship program. This includes faculty bios/special clinical interests, names of staff in the department,

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GI Fellowship Interviews: find your fit with people

A pearl I learned from people way smarter than me: you will know the training program is the “right fit” when you can see yourself working late into the evening with the person across the interview table. The big interview day is an extremely short, yet important, time. Most interviewers already agree that the interviewee’s

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GI Fellowship Interview: what NOT to worry about

I have had the privilege of interviewing candidates for our three-year clinical Gastroenterology fellowship program. One of the commonest questions we get is: “How many scopes do you do?” Answer: plenty!! All ACGME-compliant programs will provide sufficient procedure volumes for each fellow. “But yeah, how many scopes?” Humans are attuned to numbers, I get it.

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