Transplant Hepatology Fellowship

Our liver transplant program is the fifth largest in the United States, with more than 100 liver transplants performed yearly.

The one-year fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, is the only Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-approved transplant hepatology program in Texas.

Upon completion of the program, fellows are eligible for United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) certification and meet all requirements to be board-eligible in transplant hepatology.

We accept one fellow per year.


Our fellows gain experience with general hepatology, pre-transplant patients and post-transplant patients.

The curriculum consists of rotations in:

  • Inpatient service
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Transplant hepatology service
  • Hepatobiliary malignancy service

Subspecialty didactic conferences, including:

  • Pathogenesis, manifestations and complications of end-stage liver disease and hepatic transplantation
  • Appropriate use of laboratory tests and procedures
  • Pharmacology related to the liver and biliary tract
  • Pathology related to the liver and biliary tract
  • Molecular virology related to the liver and biliary tract
  • Factors involved in nutrition and malnutrition and its management
  • Natural history of chronic liver disease
  • Cost-effective use of special instruments, tests and therapy in the diagnosis and management of liver disorders
  • Principles and practice of pediatric liver transplantation
  • Principles and application of artificial liver support
  • Clinical research issues and transplant hepatology
  • Principles of living donor selection

Fellows also are encouraged to participate in:

  • Medicine grand rounds
  • GI journal club
  • Ethics conference
  • M&M conference
  • Chart review conference
  • Train at one of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals"

    Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, is a 115-acre campus with 915 beds, a Level I trauma center and nationally ranked specialty services.

How to Apply

The Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Program does not participate in Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) or the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP).

The application cycle begins in December each year.

Application Requirements

Graduates from medical schools in the United States or Canada must have completed a three-year Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-accredited gastroenterology fellowship and be board-eligible or board-certified in gastroenterology.

Please submit the following with this application:

  • CV
  • Recent photo
  • Personal statement
  • Copies of:
    • College of Medicine Diploma
    • Internal Medicine Certificate
    • USMLE/COMLEX Transcript
    • ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)
  • Three letters of recommendation (one should be from your current Program Director)

Please mail all documents to the address below, or email them to Stella.Martinez@BSWHealth.org.

Learn more about Baylor Scott & White's housestaff appointment eligibility, including guidelines for international medical graduates.

Contact Us

Stella M. Richter
Phone: 214.820.2312

Transplant Hepatology Fellowship
Baylor University Medical Center
3500 Gaston Ave.
Dallas, TX 75246

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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.

Life in Dallas

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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.

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