Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship

Department of Internal Medicine: Las Vegas

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The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine offers the first and only three–year gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship training program in Nevada that is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Our mission is to provide a comprehensive educational experience that will allow trainees to develop into independent physicians and academicians who will practice with the highest quality standards, abide by patient–centered ethical principles and become community leaders who will advance the fields of gastroenterology and hepatology.

Highlights of the program include:

  • Advanced training in the full spectrum of general gastroenterology and hepatology.
  • Specialized training in GI/hepatology diagnosis and management in a diverse population of patients in a variety of clinical settings.
  • Opportunity to gain endoscopic procedural proficiency, including training using endoscopic simulation.
  • Development of research skills in clinical and/or translational research.
  • Training in academic skills such as abstract and manuscript preparation, PowerPoint and oral presentation skills, development of research ideas and research protocols, and writing a grant proposal.
  • A diverse faculty with expertise in all sub–specialties of gastroenterology and hepatology.
  • A full array of regular educational conferences encompassing GI pathology, GI radiology, clinicopathological conference, GI grand rounds, etc.


The School of Medicine Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship Program is fully accredited by the ACGME.

Program History

The School of Medicine Gastroenterology Fellowship Program's inaugural year of training: July, 2014.