Liver Transplant Fellowship
Learn more about the liver transplant fellowship in the department of anesthesiology at KU Medical Center.
This year long non-accredited transplant fellowship program will provide broad exposure and experience to all facets of transplant anesthesia. The fellow/jr. faculty will participate in anesthetic management of orthotopic liver transplantation as well as other solid organ transplant including kidney and pancreas. The fellow will be involved along with transplant faculty with the weekly multidisciplinary liver selection committee. While at The University of Kansas Health System, the fellow will also participate in other challenging cases as a fellow and faculty member including major hepatobiliary procedures and a variety of anesthetics. The fellow will also have opportunities to pursue elective rotations in multiple other arenas of anesthetic management while gaining expected skills in TEE and Point of Care Ultrasound throughout the year.
The overall educational goal of the fellowship is to participate in perioperative management of liver transplant including but not limited to invasive lines, hemodynamic management, and management of coagulation. Fellows will be encouraged to participate in weekly multidisciplinary liver selection committee. Fellows will have the opportunity to also to participate in major hepatobiliary procedures, living and non-living kidney, and pancreas transplant. Elective rotations included but not limited to, transplant ICU, cardiac ICU, TEE, and research. Fellows will be expected to gain skills in transesophageal echocardiography and Point of Care Ultrasound.
Approximate Salary: $112,850 plus benefits. The fellow will function 50% as a fellow and 50% as a junior faculty member.
Prerequisite: Board eligible/Board certified Anesthesiologist
Liver Transplant Anesthesia Fellowship Program Director:
Shea Stoops, DO
Completion of ACGME approved anesthesiology residency
KS active medical license and DEA (prior to beginning fellowship program)
Three (3) letters of recommendation: Anesthesiology residency Program Director at your training institution and two (2) from faculty at your training institution
Please send all application information to:
The University of Kansas Medical Center
Liver Transplant Fellowship - Heather Gorman
3901 Rainbow Blvd, MS 1034
Kansas City, KS 66160
Application Deadline: open until position is filled