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January 15, 2022
To provide salary and benefit support for certified and licensed Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants pursuing a full-year of training focused on clinical care in hepatology.
Applicants must be fully certified and licensed nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinical nurse specialist or advanced practice nurses; must have no more than 18 months of experience as midlevel provider in hepatology and/or transplant hepatology (adult and/or pediatric); must be members of AASLD at the time of award application and maintain active membership for the duration of the award period; must be mentored during the Fellowship period by an AASLD member Clinical Hepatologists who dedicates at least 50% of their time to the care of patients with liver diseases; applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the US, Mexico or Canada; a minimum of three clinical conferences per week; participation in a liver biopsy conference; the majority of the applicant’s time (80%) will be focused on clinical care in hepatology; Exposure to hepatology clinical research is favored however the applicant shall not assume the role of dedicated research coordinator to ensure sound fundamental training in all areas of liver disease management.
Applicants will be evaluated based upon their professional potential of the applicant; experience, productivity, and commitment of the faculty mentor(s); clinical environment; quality of a proposed clinical program.