Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy Fellowship

How to Apply


We are only able to accept internal candidates from our UW General Gastroenterology Fellowship.

Applicants must have completed (or will complete) an ACGME-Accredited three-year Gastroenterology Fellowship to be eligible. They must have met all requirements to be Board Eligible in the Subspecialty of Gastroenterology and Hepatology of the ABIM. Fellows will be expected to sit for and pass the ABIM GI Board Exam during their Fellowship Year.   

Please Note: We cannot consider applications with J1 visa status. 

Application Process  

Applications are accepted until October 1st. It is highly recommended for the applicant to apply during the 2nd year of the Gastroenterology Fellowship.  

To apply, please submit the following materials to Bryan Balmadrid, MD, Fellowship Director, at

  1. Curriculum Vitae - see example CV
  2. Personal Statement 
  3. USMLE score transcripts 
  4. Reference Letters: 
  • A letter from your Gastroenterology Fellowship Program Director 
  • A letter from at least 2 other references (note, we need to receive your letters of reference directly. We cannot accept photocopies of these items sent by you unless there are extenuating circumstances explained in writing.) 

If you have any questions about the application process, please email Bernadette Andrada, Program Administrator at

Selection Process  

Applicants will be screened, and formal invitations for interviews will be sent out by October 31st.  The Selection Committee for the Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy Fellowship will include Drs. Balmadrid, Baxi, Saunders, Singla, Templeton, and Tomizawa.  Decisions will be made by June 1st, and the fellowship will start July of the following year.   

The program will consider enrolling in the ASGE Match in the future and follow the timeline for application and notification as stipulated in the Match.