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Fellowship in Multi-Organ Transplantation
The UIC medical center offers an ASTS (American Society of Transplant Surgeons) fellowship in multi-organ transplantation. This two-year program provides an intensive experience in transplantation of the liver, kidneys, pancreas, and small bowel in addition to hepatobiliary surgery, and vascular access. UIC participates in the Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowship Match Program through the NRMP for the one fellowship position available each two year.

Applicants must have completed a US general surgery residency or equivalent, and are encouraged to initiate the application process 1 - 1.5 years in advance of the July 1st start date they wish to be considered for an Illinois Medical License and DEA certificate are required.

Foreign graduates need to complete the USMLE examinations to be eligible for licensing in the State of Illinois. For additional details, please contact us directly. We also offer the option to first spend 2 to 3 years in the research lab to help build up your academic curriculum and increase your knowledge and expertise in basic transplant biology.

To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest to:

Enrico Benedetti, MD, FACS
Warren H. Cole Chair in Surgery
Professor and Head
Program Director
UIC Medical Center



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