Gastroenterology Fellowship

The 3-year Gastroenterology Fellowship offers basic training in:

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Nutrition
  • Pediatric gastroenterology
  • Therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Clinical research

How to Apply

The Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix Residency Programs utilize the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Please click on the link to learn more about the application process.

Phoenix Indian Medical Center

The Phoenix Indian Medical Center has been incorporated into our program and this rotation adds to the clinical experience. Overall, majority of the time is spent at the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center and Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix.

Information:

Carmen Flores at (602) 839-2792 or email
JoAnne Turner at (602) 277-5551, ext. 6718 or joanne.turner@va.gov

Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix (formerly Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center) Graduate Medical Education Programs are now University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Programs.

The Gastroenterology fellowship program is located at Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona, in close relationship with Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix. Three positions are available each year.

The 3-year program consists of basic training in:

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Nutrition
  • Pediatric gastroenterology
  • Therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopy

The faculty includes 7 full-time gastroenterologists at this medical center, and 7 part-time consulting gastroenterologists from the community.

While we stress clinical gastroenterology, the fellows take part in clinical research.

Our facilities include state-of-the-art video endoscopy units including endoscopic ultrasound. The motility lab has the most recent computerized motility and pH equipment. Also, computers are used in our section to record our data and other information by both staff and fellows.

The teaching program includes training in:

  • Clinical nutrition
  • Radiology and imaging techniques
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Pathology
  • Hepatology, including a rotation in pediatric gastroenterology

During the first and second year, trainees also spend time in liver transplant center.

Our program is well-organized and closely supervised to provide the maximum learning experience for the fellow.