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Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship

Advanced training in gastroenterology and hepatology

Gastrointestinal and hepatology fellows

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 (TSRI). Please note that all interviews for this year will be conducted virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions. 

Program highlights

  • Scripps Gastroenterology and GI Surgery rank #1 in San Diego and #25 nationally by US News & World Report
  • Scripps Green Hospital is an Endoscopy Center of Excellence and Esophageal Cancer Center of Excellence
  • The Scripps Liver Transplant Program is the highest ranked program in Southern California by the SRTR for transplant outcomes
  • The 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, 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.

Additional resources

GI/Hepatology Fellowship Sharepoint Site

  • Scripps user ID and password required