ARNP Gastroenterology Fellowship

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Swedish Digestive Health
ARNP Fellowship

1221 Madison Street, Suite 1220
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone: 206-215-4250
Fax: 206-215-4252

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Swedish Gastroenterology is offering a one-year post-graduate fellowship. The program will provide one nurse practitioner who is interested in a career in gastroenterology with clinical experience and practice-based knowledge in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. The program is integrated within our growing Digestive Health Network and involves one-on-one training with physicians, surgeons and ARNPs/PA’s in gastroenterology, hepatology/liver transplant, GI oncology and GI surgery. We welcome recent nurse practitioner graduates and practicing nurse practitioners who wish to specialize in gastroenterology.

Program director

  • Melanie M. Panchal, ARNP

Program medical director

  • Dr Jack Brandabur


The Gastroenterology Fellowship: Curriculum includes inpatient and outpatient clinical experience with a primary focus in gastroenterology, and additional rotations within the digestive health network including hepatology/liver transplantation, surgery (thoracic, bariatric and colorectal), and oncology.

Methods of learning include one-on-one training and didactic curriculum including conferences, monthly journal club and tumor boards as well as monthly lectures that cover diagnostic, treatment and management guidelines for various gastrointestinal conditions.

In addition, the program will involve the completion of a project that will augment clinical and didactic components of the fellowship. Focused on one or more core values including optimizing patient centered care, building knowledge, creating processes that foster teamwork – support outreach and research.

Salary and benefits

ARNP fellows will be offered a compensation package that includes salary, benefits, paid vacation, professional liability insurance and CME reimbursement. 

Important dates

Fellowship dates: September 2019 to August 2020

Accepting applications: February 2019 to April 2019

Application review, interviews and acceptance: May 2019 to July 2019


To be eligible for the program, applicants must have:
  • A Master or Doctorate of Science degree in nursing 
  • Graduated from an accredited graduate level program with credits/clinical experience with adult, family, gerontology or acute care
  • National board certification eligible in adult, family, gerontology or acute care practitioners
  • Active RN and advanced practice license in the state of Washington
  • DEA license and NPI number
  • Applicant will need to have ACLS certification – this can be completed once accepted into the fellowship
  • RN experience preferred

How to apply

The following documents are required prior to an interview:
  • Completed application 
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae
  • A one-page narrative describing your interest in wanting to enroll in this fellowship program and your future goals in gastroenterology and hepatology

Apply and submit your documents online

If you prefer to print and mail the application and documents, mail them to:

Swedish Gastroenterology - ARNP Fellowship
1221 Madison Street Suite 1220
Seattle, WA. 98104