Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Application Process

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care Fellowship program, the applicant must meet these requirements:

  • Have completed (or are on track to complete) an ACGME-accredited graduate educational program in the discipline of general surgery
  • Be board eligible or certified by the American Board of Surgery
  • Be eligible for obtaining a medical license in the state of North Carolina

Application Process

Applicants interested in pursuing the Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care Fellowship program are required to apply through the SCC and ACS Fellowship Application Service (SAFAS) and register with the National Registry Match Program (NRMP).

Candidates who match will be notified by email of available dates to schedule an interview.

Deadline

August 15, 2018

Submitting an Application

  1. Complete applications through SAFAS

Required Documents

As part of the ERAS process, prospective fellows will need to submit the following documentation:

  • USMLE Step I, II, and III scores
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Exchange Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates certification (if applicable)
  • Personal statement or letter of interest explaining career choice and goals
  • Four letters of recommendation to be addressed to the program director
  • Current photograph

Interviews

Interviews will be arranged with the applicant based on the CV and letters of recommendation during August and September for the following academic year. Match lists are due by the end of September and match day is at the end of October.