Surgical Oncology Fellowship Application Process

The Surgical Oncology Fellowship program is a two-year ACGME-accredited program.

Applicants must have completed their residency training in general surgery at an approved U.S. or Canadian program to be eligible for the fellowship.

Application Process

Applicants interested in pursuing the Surgical Oncology Fellowship program must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and register with the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

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


Please refer to ERAS for upcoming deadlines.

Submitting an Application

  • Complete your application through ERAS
  • Register with the NRMP

2023 Interview Season - Secondary Application

Thank you so much for your interest in our Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship and applying.  We look forward to reviewing your application.  We are asking our applicants this year to complete a secondary application. This additional information will help our program staff learn more about applicants’ medical education journey, including more meaningful information about work, volunteer, and research experiences and help us better identify applicants who fit our program environment and mission.  The secondary application participation is optional.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Dr. Shen or Jennifer Hinson

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