The application process is currently closed for the Abdominal Transplant Fellowship. We will update this page when the Fellowship is again open for applications in 2017.
The Abdominal Transplant Fellowship is a two year program approved by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.
The University of Virginia Health System is a State, Level I Trauma Center, has an ACGME accredited General Surgery Residency program and supports a transplant fellowship.
The training for our abdominal transplant fellows include the following: organ transplant including liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation; organ procurement from deceased and living donors; evaluation of the transplant donor; care of the pre-transplant candidate; backtable organ preparation; inpatient care of peri- and post- transplant recipients; immunosuppression; basic understanding of expected outcomes after transplant; histocompatability and crossmatching; outpatient follow up; ethics; and pathology.
Applicants must be ECFMG certified and a general surgeon to apply. Please submit your CV, universal application and 3 letters of reference to the Division Chief, Transplant Surgery.
Interested applicants may contact:
Lynn Good, C.P.C.
Coordinator, Abdominal Transplant Fellowship Program