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Transplant Fellowship Vacancy at University Hospitals Leuven

Transplant Fellowship Vacancy at University Hospitals Leuven

ASiT's sister organisation, the Belgian Association of Surgical Trainees (BAST) would like to inform its members about the vacant residency position at the abdominal transplant unit at University Hospitals Leuven. For more information, please read the full job description below. Contact is via the transplant secretariat at UZ Leuven – +0032 16348727 or +0032 16348729.

  • Aims of the Fellowship

    Progressive training in all surgical and medical aspects of Abdominal Transplantation and familiarization with the coordination of the entire transplant process from procurement to transplantation.

    At the end of the 2-year fellowship (starting August), the fellow will have been trained in:

    • –  Multi-organ procurement; donation after brain death (DBD) and circulatory death (DCD)
    • –  Back-table work of kidneys and livers (and exposure to pancreas and intestine)
    • –  Kidney and liver transplantation (and exposure to pancreas and intestinal transplantation)
    • –  Elective surgery in transplant candidates and transplant recipients
    • –  Evaluation of 
      • Deceased donors
      • Deceased donor offers
      • Living kidney donors
      • Transplant candidates
    • –  Management of
      • Transplant candidates on the waiting list
      • Transplant recipients in the peritransplant period and during follow-up

​By the end of this fellowship, the fellow is expected to take the procurement and kidney transplant modules of the UEMS. At a later stage the pancreas and liver module may follow


Further information and application process can be found HERE

Belgian Association of Surgical Trainees
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