Outpatient Clinical Management
The fellow will be assigned to outpatient clinical rotations with faculty of the Feinstein IBD Center. These clinical mentors will guide the fellow through the practical aspects of promptly diagnosing and effectively managing patients with IBD. Transitional, pre-natal, and women’s health care issues in IBD and integrative team management will also be emphasized.
Inpatient Clinical Management
Our inpatient IBD Service is one of the busiest in the country. Hundreds of admissions and surgeries are performed yearly on IBD patients at Mount Sinai. Medical and surgical management is consolidated on the service. The fellow will be responsible for presenting an IBD cases at IBD Rounds held weekly.
Diagnostic Radiology and Pathology
The fellow will gain competence in diagnostic radiology and pathology as they relate to IBD by ongoing work with IBD clinical mentors as well as by attending regular didactic sessions with GI radiologists and pathologists.
IBD fellows will work directly under the supervision of IBD faculty to master procedures unique to an IBD service. Colonoscopic surveillance techniques, chromoendoscopy, EMR, dilation and disease assessment will be covered.
Clinical Nutrition Service
The fellow will have the opportunity to rotate on our inpatient and outpatient Clinical Nutrition Service to learn the necessary skills needed to provide nutritional support to patients with IBD.
The IBD fellow will be an active participant and co-planner of several regularly scheduled conferences including Journal Club, Sachar/Colombel Case Conference, Pathology Case Conference, Endoscopy Conference and IBD Rounds. In addition, Medical Grand Rounds, GI Grand Rounds, , Ambulatory Care/Evidence Based Medicine Conference, Motility Conference, and Pancreaticobiliary Conference offer additional didactic exposure to IBD topics.