The goal of the University of Maryland transplant hepatology fellowship program is to train physicians in the management of liver diseases, including selection and management of patients who undergo liver transplantation.

The transplant hepatology fellowship exists as part of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, within the Department of Medicine. After completion of this one-year fellowship, fellows will have gained expertise in the field of general and transplant hepatology, fulfilling the transplant hepatology milestones and competencies determined by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS).

Fellows enter the program after completion of a three-year fellowship in gastroenterology. Additionally, the University of Maryland participates in the transplant hepatology pilot program. This allows third-year fellows who have successfully fulfilled their GI competencies by the end of their second year to spend their third year training in transplant hepatology. The transplant hepatology pilot program is only offered to internal GI candidates who have satisfied the GI competencies. If all GI and transplant hepatology competencies are met by the end of the third year, pilot fellows are eligible to take both the GI and transplant hepatology ABIM certification examinations.

The focus of our fellowship program is to train academic hepatologists, who will become future leaders in the field.

The University of Maryland Medical Center is located within Baltimore. A core mission of our program is to serve the needs of our surrounding community in terms of enabling access to specialized hepatology and liver transplant services. 

Please contact the following individuals for more information about our hepatology fellowship: