GI Fellowship

Procedures as a First Year Fellow

Every Gastroenterology fellowship program is different. Some let first year fellows (FYF) do more advanced therapeutics and others limit to the basics. One of my favorite features about my GI fellowship program is the variety of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures we (as Fellows) are involved in. As a FYF, I expected to learn basic skills […]

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GI Fellowship

First Seven Months of GI Fellowship in Review

Seven months of fellowship are in the books. Just like that. It’s pretty incredible how fast time flies. Cliche, but so true. I am incredibly fortunate to train at a facility that sees an immense volume and mix of gastrointestinal and liver pathology. I have treated a myriad of diseases in just the first seven […]

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GI Fellowship

I Matched into GI Fellowship!

Matching into a three-year clinical Gastroenterology fellowship program is a dream come true.  Match Day was December 6th, 2017.  I remember anxiously driving home to meet my wife Claudia and puppy Chloe so that everyone was there to hear the news as soon as I pulled up the NRMP 2017 Medical Specialties results online. Sitting […]

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Internal Medicine Residency | PGY-3

Fellowship Candidacy

Life in residency is always busy.  Time flies by.  I am nearly three months into my third and final year of residency (PGY-3).  I was scrolling through social media earlier today, and noticed a familiar big announcement: Today ACGME residency programs start receiving applications. #ERAS2018 pic.twitter.com/ScKRMXMt2r — ERAS (@ERASinfo) September 15, 2017 The start of […]

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Internal Medicine Residency | PGY-2

A Thoughtful Gift!

Medical residency training is an amazing opportunity, filled with a lot of stressful scenarios that test your knowledge and grit.  I have had the pleasure of working with some excellent Fellows in the various subspecialty fields, including one in particular from the Critical Care Medicine department.  Knowing that I am pursuing a Gastroenterology fellowship position, he went […]

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