Curriculum

Virginia Mason’s HPB Surgical Fellowship consists of the Fellowship Council & AHPBA’s Advanced GI Surgery Curriculum for Hepato-Pancreatic & Biliary Surgery Fellowship.

In addition to expectations outlined in the curriculum, the fellow is required to:

  1. Participate and post replies monthly in online, guided, case-based discussions on MyHPB Online Curriculum, as a means of improving interactive judgment.
  2. Attend all monthly AHPBA Teleconference Grand Rounds and present at one annually. Teleconferences are held September through June.
  3. Facilitate the weekly HPB Indications Conference. The conference meets Thursday evenings.
  4. Attend the weekly GI tumor board and present his/her service patients.
  5. Attend the weekly liver tumor board and present his/her service patients.
  6. Participate in quarterly fellow, technical skill, and faculty evaluations, using Fellowship Council evaluation tools, in addition to maintaining a case log.