University of Nebraska Medical Center


A Message From the Chief

Fellowship Activities

Fellows will learn through outpatient and inpatient clinical rotations, research opportunities, quality improvement projects, and didactic experiences

Lecture Series

Nuts & Bolts Lecture Series
This introductory lecture series is held yearly from July through August. Presented by GI Faculty, it involves a wide range of topics including GI Bleeding, Endoscopy 101, Research in Fellowship, and Intro to Liver Transplant.
GI & Hepatology Clinical Case Problems Conference
Starting in September, this conference is held bi-weekly on Wednesdays at 4:00pm, alternating with GI Grand Rounds.
GI & Hepatology Clinical Physiology Conference
Starting in September, this conference is held bi-weekly at 4:30pm. Fellows and GI faculty present case discussions involving a variety of physiological topics such as biologic therapy, Celiac Disease, Women's Health in GI, Autoimmune Hepatitis, Pancreatic Cancer, and IBS.
GI Grand Rounds
Starting in September, this conference is held bi-weekly on Wednesdays at 4:00pm, alternating with Clinical Case Conference.
Hepatocellular Carcinoma Conference
Held every Monday, this conference is a multidisciplinary review and discussion of current individual cases between Transplant Surgeons and coordinators, Hepatologists, Radiologists, and Pathologists. Attendance is required for Transplant Hepatology fellows and GI fellows rotating on the Pre-Liver Service.
Swallow Center Case Conference
Held on the second and forth Friday of the month.
Quality and Patient Outcomes Conference
Held four times over the academic year.
GI Pathology Conference
Held on the third Tuesday of the month, fellows have the opportunity to present and discuss GI Pathology cases with faculty from the Pathology/Microbiology department.
IBD Clinical Case Conference
Beginning in September and held on the third Wednesday of the month at noon, this conference allows faculty and fellows to present clinical scenarios and encourages discussion focused on Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Journal Club
Held four times over the academic year on a Tuesday evening, fellows and faculty present recent impactful basic science or clinical journal articles. The journal club sessions allow for discussion of study design (including strengths and limitations), assessment of methodologies (including statistical analysis), and the potential impact of the study on clinical practice.
Grand Rounds
Internal Medicine Grand Rounds occurs each Friday over the lunch hour. Topics are presented either by UNMC faculty or by invited outside faculty. The GI Division hosts three times during the academic year; UNMC faculty or invited outside speakers present on a topic of their choosing.