Present/Levison Advanced Fellowship in Inflammatory Bowel Disease at The Mount Sinai Hospital

A one-year program in clinical research and management of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases for physicians who have completed a three-year GI fellowship, in which they will:

  • Participate directly in the management of patients with IBD in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Gain experience in diagnostic radiology and pathology of the gastrointestinal tract.
  • Participate in ongoing clinical research projects.
  • Design and implementation of at least one research project for publication and to pave the way for NIH or Foundation Funding.
  • Receive formal teaching, through both course work and seminars, in epidemiology, biostatistics, and clinical research design.

Our fellows are rigorously prepared for the demands of caring for patients with IBD. Details of the advanced curriculum, which marries clinical care and cutting-edge clinical trials and basic science research, can be found here.

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Current Fellow:

  • Cathy Rowan (RCPI Higher Specialist Training Scheme, Ireland

Past Fellows:

  • Kimberly M. Persley, MD, 1999-2001
  • Adam S Cheifetz, MD, 2003-4
  • Steven Brown, MD, 2004-5
  • Miles P. Sparrow, MD, 2005-6
  • Seamus Murphy, MD, 2006-7
  • Elana Maser, MD, 2006-7
  • Arun Swaminath, MD, 2007-8
  • Mark Lazarev, MD, 2008-9
  • Christina Ha, MD, 2009-10
  • Elisa Boden, MD, 2010-11
  • Benjamin Cohen, MD, 2011-12
  • Suneeta Krishnareddy, MD, 2013-14
  • Neeraj Narula, MD, 2014-15
  • Rebecca Fausel, MD, 2015-16
  • Robert Hirten, MD, 2016-17
  • Zane Gallinger, MD, 2017-2018
  • Sudarshan Paramsothy, MD, 2017-2018
  • Tushar Shukla, MD, 2018-2019
  • Manasi Agrawal, MD,  2019-2020

Please forward your CV with a cover letter, personal statement and 2 letters of recommendation one of which must be from your Gastroenterology Division Chief to:

James F. Marion, MD
Director, Present/Levison IBD Fellowship
c/o Nicolia Grierson
Administrator, Present/Levison IBD Fellowship
One Gustave L. Levy Place
Box 1069
New York, NY 10029

Electronic submissions may be sent to: