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Image: James S. Scolapio, M.D.
James S. Scolapio, M.D.
Program Director

Image: Emely Eid, M.D.
Emely Eid, M.D.
Associate Program Director

Welcome to the website for the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville Gastroenterology Fellowship Program. Our 3-year program offers outstanding training and is ACGME-accredited. This fellowship aims to facilitate the development of important skills in the effective practice of medicine. These include professional relationship-building with colleagues and staff, teaching and presentation skills, independent decision-making and administrative skills. To develop these skills, graded levels of responsibility are woven into the curriculum. In general, it encompasses the following areas: teaching, patient care, management and research.

Mission Statement

We strive to be the best Gastroenterology training program in the country using the resources that we have available to us. Excelling in patient care, medical knowledge, practice-based learning and improvement, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism and systems-based practice is the core foundation of our training program. We are committed to the education and competency of quality patient-centered care and safety in an environment rich in scholarly activities. Upon graduation we expect each trainee to be able to enter an unsupervised practice of evidence based gastroenterology with an enthusiasm for life- long learning and professional growth.

In addition to the above professional opportunities, Jacksonville, Florida is an ideal place to live and work. It is home to perfect weather, abundant beaches, unlimited outdoor sports and the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars.

For more detailed information about our fellowship program, including a list of our faculty, explore our website further. Contact us for any additional information or questions you may have. Thank you for your interest, and I hope that you find this site informative and interesting.

James S. Scolapio, M.D.
Associate Chair, Department of Medicine; Chief, Division of Gastroenterology; Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship

Emely Eid, M.D.
Associate Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship

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