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Graduate medical education in pediatrics at Mayo Clinic

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At Mayo Clinic’s campus in Rochester, Minnesota, our staff of pediatric gastroenterologists works closely with pediatric surgeons, radiologists, adult gastroenterologists, and a number of subspecialists to deliver the best possible patient care. The three-year Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship includes both hands-on clinical training and experience with clinical, translational, or basic research. You are able to work closely with faculty who serve as teachers and mentors.

Program highlights of the Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship include:


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Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship

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Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship

Pediatric Gastroenterology fellows talk to each other in the hall at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Your training experience

As a fellow at Mayo Clinic, you'll have access to robust clinical, educational, and research resources. You'll find support both inside and outside of the campus to promote physical and mental wellness and ensure your work/life balance.

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Imad Absah, M.D.

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The Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship is geared toward the training of successful academic pediatric gastroenterologists. We have shown a significant track record of attracting and training physicians who have pursued successful academic careers.

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The program fulfills the training requirements as defined by the American Board of Pediatrics and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).


After successfully completing the program, you are eligible for subspecialty pediatric gastroenterology certification offered by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Program history

The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, was established in 1985, and the Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship began in 1994. We anticipate that one trainee will complete this program annually.

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