fellowship match

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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Virtual Fellowship Match

As our program gears up for this year’s national resident matching program (NRMP) specialty/fellowship match, I can’t help but speculate what the current-year applicants must be thinking. This is the process by which resident physicians are selected into subspecialty programs, such as Cardiology, Gastroenterology, and Infectious Disease. The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly changed the way

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