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The word hepatology is derived from the Greek word hepato,
Transplant Hepatology training involves one year of additional
clinical training after completion of both residency in internal
medicine and fellowship training in gastroenterology. Candidates
must also complete the following procedural requirements:
performance of at least 30 percutaneous liver biopsies, including
allograft biopsies; interpretation of 200 native and allograft
liver biopsies; and knowledge of indications, contraindications,
and complications of allograft biopsies. For more on training
requirements, visit the ABIM's Web site: www.abim.org/certification/policies/imss/thep.aspx.
The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the American
Board of Pediatrics (ABP) jointly developed the Transplant
Hepatology Certification Program. Before becoming certified in
Transplant Hepatology, physicians must be ABIM certified in
internal medicine and maintain a current, underlying certificate in
gastroenterology. For more on certification requirements, visit the
ABIM's Web site: www.abim.org/certification/policies/imss/thep.aspx.
For the 2011-2012 academic year, there are 36 ACGME-accredited
training programs in Transplant Hepatology with 26 trainees.
Major Professional Societies
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
1001 North Fairfax, Suite 400
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 299-9766
Fax: (703) 299-9622
Web site: http://www.aasld.org
International Liver Transplantation Society (ILTS)
15000 Commerce Parkway, Suite C
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
Phone: (856) 439-0500
Fax: (856) 439-0525
Web site: http://www.ilts.org
official journal of AASLD
Liver Transplantation, monthly journal of AASLD and
November 2011 Issue of IMpact
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