Fellowship in Liver Epidemiology and Patient-Oriented Outcomes Research

This is a one- to two-year training program consisting of hands on training in liver disease epidemiology and patient-centered outcomes research. The fellow will work directly under the mentorship of Rohit Loomba, MD, MHSc.

Program Overview

  • Participation in conferences and courses in clinical gastroenterology/hepatology, research methodology, and biostatistics.
  • Extensive independent reading.
  • Attendance and participation in research seminars within the Division of Gastroenterology and the Division of Preventive Medicine.
  • Co-train with the cardiovascular epidemiology T32 training grant fellow from the Division of Preventive Medicine.
  • Completion of an independent research project in liver epidemiology.

The program is designed to provide the fellow with:

  • In-depth exposure to research techniques to conduct clinical liver research.
  • Research experience with mentors in hepatology and epidemiology.
  • Interactions with faculty and fellows within the Division of Gastroenterology and other epidemiology training programs in the greater San Diego scientific community.

Applicant Qualifications:

  • A medical degree and board eligible in Internal Medicine or Gastroenterology, or
  • Exceptional candidates with a PhD or equivalent experience in epidemiology or biostatistics and publication record in epidemiologic research from U.S. or international universities.
  • Have a track record of interest in academic medicine.
  • Proficient in the English language.

To apply, email to the Diana Babakhanova (dibabakhanova@ucsd.edu) the following documentation:

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendations

Questions regarding the program can be made to Dr. Loomba (roloomba@ucsd.edu).

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