Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship

Fellowship training in gastroenterology and hepatology

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellows 2023

The Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green Hospital Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship Program is a three-year, ACGME-accredited training program. The program is known for its excellent teaching faculty whose combined expertise covers the full breadth of GI and liver diseases including IBD, motility, advanced endoscopy, GI oncology, and transplant hepatology. Research and scholarly activities are supported by faculty and research mentors, protected research time and access to the resources of the world-renowned Scripps Research Institute. Please note that all interviews for this year will be conducted virtually per AAMC recommendations, but we will plan to allow optional post interview in-person visits after we have locked our rank order list (will not influence ranking).

Program highlights

  • Scripps Green Hospital is an Endoscopy Center of Excellence and Esophageal Cancer Center of Excellence
  • One of the few centers in the country that perform endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM), and transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) without an advanced endoscopy fellowship, which means that our GI fellows get access to all of these advanced endoscopy opportunities
  • Scripps Research Institute has been rated as the most influential research institute in the world by the Nature Innovation Index

Message from our directors

Hear directly from the fellowship program director Franklin Tsai, MD, and division head Walter Coyle, MD, about what to expect from this three-year program in Southern California.

Dr. Franklin Tsai, fellowship program director
Dr. Walter Coyle, division head

Training sites, rotations and curriculum

During clinical rotations, fellows work closely with dedicated teaching faculty to provide training in all aspects of GI and hepatology. Most inpatient and outpatient rotations are at Scripps Green Hospital, but fellows spend at least one month per year at Scripps La Jolla and Scripps Mercy (San Diego and Chula Vista), providing exposure to diverse patient populations and disease pathology. The lecture series features expert teaching in GI and liver histopathology, radiology, in addition to the full spectrum of GI and hepatology. Fellows maintain a weekly continuity clinic with their own panel of patients supported by a dedicated teaching faculty. Research and scholarly opportunities are provided by research mentors, protected research time, and access to the Scripps Research Institute (TSRI)

Faculty and fellows

Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green Hospital Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship Program has full-time faculty in gastroenterology, and a full complement of hepatology faculty to enhance the educational and clinical experience in our liver transplant program.

Salary and benefits 

How to apply

Apply for a Scripps Clinic/Scripps Green Hospital fellowship program.