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Gastroenterology Fellowship

The Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine – Baylor Scott & White Gastroenterology Fellowship in Round Rock – Austin Region is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Our three-year clinical fellowship program is focused to ensure fellows are fully prepared to enter practice and pass the American Board of Internal Medicine board examination in Gastroenterology.

We accept two fellows per year.

Curriculum

Our fellowship is aimed to produce highly skilled gastroenterologists targeted for clinical practice. Over the course of three years fellows will rotate and participate in various areas of gastroenterology, including inpatient service, outpatient service, general endoscopy and advanced endoscopy procedures, IBD, hepatology, and clinical research. Teaching is done in an interactive practice-oriented and evidence-based approach, self-learning, and lecture sessions. Fellows mainly rotate at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Round Rock. Fellows also rotate in two other Baylor Scott & White Medical Centers- Pflugerville and Lakeway facilities.

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Inpatient Service

The gastroenterology fellow on inpatient service will be responsible for managing gastroenterology and hepatology related consults. Fellows are responsible to evaluate and formulate management plans, triage care, coordinate care, and perform inpatient endoscopic procedures. Fellows are responsible for involving residents and medical students rotating through the service. Patient care plans are presented to the attending physician and procedures are staffed by the attending physician.

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Outpatient Service

The gastroenterology fellow in the outpatient Gastroenterology and Hepatology clinic is responsible for assessing, treating, and coordinating care for outpatients with gastrointestinal and liver related problems. Fellows will be responsible for follow up management of patients seen in the clinic. Fellows also have a continuity clinic each week throughout the duration of their fellowship, where they follow patients with gastrointestinal and liver related diseases. Fellows rotate in a separate Hepatology clinic dedicated for liver disease patients. Fellows are supervised by the attending physician.

Endoscopy

The gastroenterology fellow actively participates in general endoscopic procedures under direct faculty supervision. In addition, fellows receive exposure to advanced diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, including ERCP and endoscopic ultrasound.

Radiology and Pathology

Fellows rotate with radiology and pathology to learn how to identify gastrointestinal radiological findings and gastrointestinal related pathological findings, respectively.

Reflux Center

Fellows rotate in the Heartburn and Acid Reflux Center (HARC) in Round Rock working closely with surgical team focused on reflux management.

PGY4 (GI 1)

PGY5 (GI 2)

PGY6 (GI 3)

 

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Introduction first year fellows

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Round Rock Inpatient

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Lakeway

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Round Rock Ambulatory

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Round Rock Endoscopy

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Hepatology clinic

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BUMC Transplant hepatology

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Pathology/Radiology

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Pflugerville

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Research

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Elective

Gastroenterology fellows are exposed to the following procedures during their training:

  • Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy; including therapeutic management for bleeding, esophageal dilation, BRAVO pH, HALO RFA
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Small bowel endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • ERCP
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection both upper and lower
  • Video capsule endoscopy

Fellows actively participate in preparing for lectures to educate themselves and their peers. A variety of conferences are held each week and include:

  • Case conference
  • Grand Rounds
  • Core curriculum lecture series
  • Journal club
  • Research conference
  • Morbidity and Mortality
 
  • Train at one of the Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals®

    Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock, is a 101-bed hospital with an adjacent multispecialty clinic and freestanding cancer center that provide a full range of care in more than 40 specialties.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Our program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) and adheres to its policies and guidelines.

Contact Us

Melanie Roussel, MPH
Phone: 512.509.3750
Melanie.Roussel@BSWHealth.org

Gastroenterology Fellowship
Baylor Scott & White Health
300A University Blvd.
Round Rock, TX 78665

Working at Baylor Scott & White Health

Why Baylor Scott & White

As the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States, Baylor Scott & White Health includes 48 hospitals, more than 900 patient care sites, more than 6,000 active physicians and more than 40,000 employees.

Life in Austin

As one of America's fastest-growing cities, Austin-Round Rock offers an array of cultural, culinary and outdoor experiences. The metropolitan area also ranked second on the Forbes list of "America's Best Cities for Young Professionals in 2017."

Compensation and Benefits

In addition to competitive stipends, we offer our fellows a full menu of employee benefits. We help offset the cost of many of these benefits; others are options you can choose to pay for yourself.

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