Gastroenterology Fellowship Application Process

Our Gastroenterology Fellowship Training Program is an ACGME-accredited program. Each year, the program recruits to fill clinical and research slots; the number of open slots can vary per academic year. The Division's NIH T32 Training Grant financially supports the training of the research track fellow.

Our fellowship program is a three-year intensive experience in all aspects of gastrointestinal and liver diseases, including management of acute gastrointestinal bleeding, liver transplantation, and outpatient management of acute and chronic gastrointestinal and liver diseases.  Our fellows also gain exposure in many subspecialties in gastroenterology including advanced endoscopy, motility, transplant hepatology and inflammatory bowel disease.

To apply for our program, applicants must apply through ERAS.

Applications submitted between July 15 through Aug 25th will be reviewed.

Invitations to interview with our program will be sent out in August. We have two interview days. 

Our 2020 interview dates are:  September 18th and October 2nd

Due to the number of applicants who apply to our program, we currently do not sponsor J-1 or H-1B visas.

Applicants are chosen through the National Resident Matching Program.

In the applications through ERAS, we require the following documentation.

  • Common Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Minimum of three letters of recommendation (Internal Medicine Program Director, Attending Physician, and Gastroenterologist)
  • MSPE
  • USMLE board scores
  • Transcrips
  • Photograph
  • Please designate which track you are applying for (clinical or research)

Questions may be addressed to our program coordinator, Roslyn Lara (

2015 Fellowship Graduates

Contact Information:

Roslyn Lara
Program Coordinator
Phone 858-657-5278
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