Cleveland Clinic affiliation

Epworth HealthCare has an affiliation agreement with the renowned US teaching hospital, Cleveland Clinic. Under this affiliation, Australian registrars and fellows have an unparalleled opportunity to undertake clinical work, research and education at both Epworth and Cleveland Clinic over a two year period.


This unique opportunity to train at two world class private hospitals furthers our commitment to educating the current and future generation of clinicians. The program has been running since 2009, and the first fellows have completed their rotations at both Epworth and Cleveland Clinic.



Epworth HealthCare and Cleveland Clinic fellowships


The fellowship program allows medical trainees who have or are completing their Australian specialist training program to undertake a fellowship year at Epworth followed by a fellowship year at Cleveland Clinic. The fellowship involves clinical work, research and education.


There are four fellowship positions under the Epworth/Cleveland Clinic affiliation: two at Epworth and two at Cleveland Clinic.


As part of the fellowship program, successful candidates also undertake a masters degree by research at either Monash University or the University of Melbourne.

Epworth/Cleveland colorectal fellowship 2016-2017

Epworth HealthCare in Melbourne in conjunction with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA, have established a two year fellowship programme in colon and rectal surgery.

The first year of the fellowship programme is at Epworth HealthCare in Melbourne and incorporates undertaking research for a master of surgery degree, the second year is a full fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at the Cleveland Clinic.

For further information about this two year programme for 2016/2017, contact:

The Epworth/Cleveland colorectal fellowship provides an opportunity to undertake high quality post fellowship training in colon and rectal surgery. Applications from suitably qualified FRACS general surgeons are sought.


About Cleveland Clinic


Located in Ohio USA, Cleveland Clinic is a not-for-profit, multi-specialty academic medical centre that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education.


Cleveland Clinic has led many major medical breakthroughs and their physicians and researchers continue to make life-changing discoveries in many areas, including cancer, heart disease, Parkinson’s disease and stroke.


Cleveland Clinic has a long history of training physicians from across the globe and supporting their return home to practice.


Email us for more information on the Fellowships or to apply.