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Fellowship in Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology (FGIL Path) at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Center, Kochi

(Accreditation and Certification by Amrita University)

RCPath

This is a 2 year Fellowship program aimed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the spectrum of adult and paediatric gastrointestinal, pancreatic and hepatobiliary pathology and to competently handle issues that arise in routine and specialty/referral practice. The Fellowship will be awarded by Amrita University after successful completion of theory and practical exam at the end of the 24 month training program.

The objectives are summarised below:

  • To increase knowledge and experience in neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases that primarily or secondarily affect the gastrointestinal tract, pancreas and liver in both adult and paediatric patients.
  • To strengthen diagnostic skills in gastrointestinal and liver pathology by interpreting histological findings in the light of clinical presentation and laboratory data and with the full awareness of the potential clinical impact of the diagnosis and differentials.
  • To independently evaluate intraoperative consultations.
  • To gain exposure in transplant pathology.
  • To understand the utility of ancillary techniques including molecular studies for diagnostic and theranostic purposes in the field of gastrointestinal and liver pathology.
  • To gain experience in FNA cytology of liver and pancreas.
  • To develop an appreciation of the multidisciplinary team approach to the treatment of patients with these diseases.
  • To enhance teaching abilities through interaction with pathology trainees, students and clinicians.
  • To gain experience in research techniques, write up research protocols and utilize these techniques to complete research projects.

Eligibility Criteria

Essential : Post graduate training in pathology (MD / DNB)
Desirable : Demonstration of interest in GI Pathology
Duration of Program : 24 months
Closing date of application : 15.08.2019

Course Starting in October 2019

To apply:

Please send the following to: medpathology@aims.amrita.edu, roopapaulose@aims.amrita.edu

Sub: FGIL Path

  1. Curriculum Vitae – include 2 referees, and list your publications in Vancouver citation style.
  2. Personal Statement to support your application (no more than 1000 words).

For further information:

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Center,
AIMS-Ponekkara P.O., Kochi-41, Kerala, India.
Phone: +91 (484) 2801234, Ext: 8020, Dr. Roopa Paulose (Course Organizer)
Email: roopapaulose@aims.amrita.edu, medpathology@aims.amrita.edu