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Global Surgery Fellowship: How to Apply

Application Process

Candidacy Requirements and Process


Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have finished an ACGME approved surgical residency and are board certified, or if within 1 year of residency completion are qualified to take the American Board of Surgery QE/CE examinations and pass the examinations during the first 4 months of the Fellowship.

If interested, applicants please provide the following documents via email to Ms. Katrina Brungardt, Program Coordinator at

  • Documentation of a cumulative ABSITE score of > the 50th percentile
  • A letter of reference from the applicant’s surgery department chairman
  • A letter of reference from the applicant’s program director
  • A personal statement about why you have chosen global surgery and what are your long term plans
  • A current CV


The interview process will include a visit with the fellowship director and clinical directors on the fellowship committee. An in-person interview or a Zoom conference will occur in the mid-academic year.