IBD Fellowship

Sarah Streett MD, AGAF
Clinical Professor of Medicine



The Advanced Fellowship in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases at the Stanford University School of Medicine provides a dynamic year of multidisciplinary clinical and research training in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. The program is based on the three pillars of excellence at Stanford: clinical care, teaching, and research.

This program is a one-year advanced IBD Fellowship at Stanford University that provides a multidisciplinary approach to develop clinical mastery in the field of inflammatory bowel disease management. The Advanced IBD Fellow will be hired as a one-year Clinical Instructor within Stanford's Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Program Aims:

There are three aims for the advanced IBD training program. 

The first is to develop clinical mastery in the field of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in all the defined Entrustable Professional Activity core competencies established in the journal Inflammatory Bowel Disease (August 2020). A multidisciplinary approach to care is emphasized in the curriculum by incorporating participation in joint clinics with IBD/Colorectal Surgery including OR case observation, transitions of care with pediatric IBD, as well as collaboration with our integrated Pharm D and GI Dietitian teams. The fellow will gain experience in inpatient IBD management by providing weekday IBD consultation on the service with supervision by the IBD faculty. In addition, the advanced fellow will have the opportunity to take part in the endoscopic management of IBD including dysplasia surveillance, chromoendoscopy, pouchoscopies, and intestinal ultrasound (IUS).

The second aim of the program is to develop leadership experience in IBD through supervised participation in the monthly IBD Multidisciplinary Clinical Conferences, Journal Clubs, and GI Grand Rounds. Leading the IBD inpatient consultation service will provide additional teaching experience for the GI fellows and medicine residents. This provides the opportunity to teach patients, medical students, residents, fellows, and other members of the health care team. 

The third goal of the fellowship is to champion one or more research projects in the field of IBD under the mentorship of a Stanford IBD faculty member in the GI Division, along with additional scientific mentors as appropriate. Both the mentor/mentors and the research project will be established in advance to maximize the year’s productivity. Projects may range from outcomes/data-based research, clinical and translational studies, to bio-design. 

These three aims of developing mastery in clinical care, leadership, and investigation echo the mission of our GI division. Stanford’s spirit of innovation and cross pollination across disciplines distinguishes the training experience that we provide. In establishing a state-of-the-art advanced IBD fellowship, we will train future leaders in the field, leaving a contribution that impacts generations to follow.

Curriculum Schedule:

  1. Two to three half day IBD clinics a week 
  2. One to two endoscopy half day blocks a week 
  3. Two dedicated research blocks as well as one to two weekly research days 
  4. Rotations in Colorectal Surgery and Pediatric IBD clinics 
  5. Inpatient IBD Consults during weekdays staffed with IBD faculty 
  6. Participation in weekly IBD Group and GI Grand Rounds case presentations, monthly Multidisciplinary IBD Case Conference, IBD Research Meeting, and Journal Clubs 
  7. Attendance at one or more national GI/IBD Meetings such as Digestive Disease Week (DDW, Crohn’s and Colitis Congress,  American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Conference, and/or Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (AIBD)


How to Apply

Applications for the Stanford Advanced IBD Fellowships are now being accepted. If you are interested in learning more about what you will learn as a Stanford Advanced IBD Fellow, Grant Barber, MD, our inaugural fellow for the course has prepared an informational video below.

The IBD Fellowship program is a non ACGME program and we do not participate in the National Resident Match Program. All applicants are required to complete the application procedure as noted below.

  1. The applicant must be in good standing in the medical community
  2. The applicant must be able to obtain a California license to practice Medicine.
  3. Applicants must have completed an accredited gastroenterology fellowship training in the U.S.

Our program was designed incorporating the entrustable professional activities established needed for the mastery of IBD.  With the integration of clinical care, education, and research the goal of the Stanford advanced IBD fellowship is to train future leaders in the field.  Please post or forward this to interested candidates.

Required Documents

The following documents must be completed and returned to us by email:


The completed application form and all correspondence should be directed to:

Sarah Streett MD, AGAF
Clinical Professor of Medicine Director, IBD Education, Advanced IBD Fellowship Stanford Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology


Shannon Judd
Stanford University | School of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
430 Broadway Street – C3GI
Redwood City, CA 94063 MC:6341
O: 650.497.1326


Learn about our Advanced IBD Fellowship from Dr. Grant Barber, Clinical Assistant Professor, Stanford Gastroenterology and Hepatology