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We participate in the Gastroenterology Fellowship Match through the National Residency Matching Program ( are a July cycle program.

Applications should be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Applicants may begin applying to our Program beginning July 5th 2023 for positions beginning July 1, 2024. 

All applicants to our program are required to have completed a 3 year ACGME accredited postgraduate residency in Internal Medicine. It is required that you become board certified in Internal Medicine within the first year of our fellowship.

We welcome applications from non-U.S. Citizens as well as U.S. Citizens.
Non- U.S. citizens must have a J-1 Visa and a valid ECFMG certificate or be a permanent resident of the United States.  J-1 Visa applicants must provide proof that there is sufficient time left on their visa to fully complete our 3 year training program.

The University of Utah School of Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability, or veteran’s status.

The following documents are required for our program, submitted through ERAS:

  • Complete ERAS Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement Indicating Interest and Goals
  • USMLE and COMLEX transcript
  • Four  letters of recommendation
    • (including one from Internal Medicine Program Director) 


If you require additional information or have questions prior to applying to our program, please contact DEBORAH ILANGIKWA at

Program Administration

Kathryn Byrne, MD
Program Director


Deborah Ilankgikwa, M.Ed

Administrative Program Coordinator