Career Development Workshop

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Recorded On: 11/11/2016

The main objective of this program is to educate medical students or residents who are considering a career in hepatology about training opportunities as well as arm the current GI and/or hepatology fellows with knowledge to help them succeed in academic hepatology. Time will be decidated specifically to discussion of clinical and basic science research, funding mechanisms, mentorship and important career crossroads. An overview of the responsibilities and opportunities of an academic hepatologist and clinician educator will all be provided. Community based, hybrid practices, and VA based hepatology opportunities/practice models will be discussed. Lastly, through panel discussion, the common questions regarding interview and contract negotiations will be reviewed by members of the panel. 

Michael D. Leise

Dr. Leise finished his internal medicine residency, chief residency, Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology fellowships at Mayo Clinic, Rochester.  He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine with research interests in Hepatitis C, hepatic encephalopathy, and liver transplant outcomes.

Oren K. Fix

Oren K. Fix, MD, MSc, FAASLD is Medical Director of the Liver Transplant Program at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. He earned his medical degree at SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and a masters degree in Epidemiology from Boston University School of Public Health. He completed his Internal Medicine residency and Gastroenterology fellowship at Boston University and Transplant Hepatology fellowship at University of California San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Fix was a site principal investigator in the NIH-funded Acute Liver Failure Study Group for 8 years at University of Washington and UCSF. He has published over 45 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters, many on the topic of acute liver failure.

William Sanchez

Harmeet Malhi

Archita P. Desai

Mark W. Russo

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