Eligibility 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
  • US citizen or non-citizen eligible for/with planned H-1B Visa during their fellowship

Application Process

Applicants interested in pursuing Advanced GI-MIS/Bariatric/Foregut Fellowship are required to apply through The Fellowship Council website. Applications open on or around December 1st and close mid-February. 

Required Documents

  • 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
  • Three letters of recommendation, one of which should be from the applicant's residency program director. Letters of recommendation should be on letterhead and signed
  • Current photograph