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Surgical-type, N95, or KN95 face masks are now required within all AHN facilities. Cloth face masks are no longer permitted, as they do not provide the best level of protection against Coronavirus.

Application Process

Eligibility criteria

All PGY-5 surgical residents who will complete their general surgical residency by June 30th are eligible.

We require receipt of the following information in order for your application to be considered:

  1. Fellowship application: universal fellowship application(submitted via SAFAS)
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Three original letters of recommendation, one of which must be from your current or most recent training director
  4. A statement describing your training goals and future career plans
  5. A copy of your ECFMG certificate if you are a foreign medical graduate
  6. A copy of your USMLE scores for Steps 1, 2 and 3


The Program Director and two additional faculty members will review applicant files.

Invitation for interview will be based upon their recommendations.

For questions regarding the program, please contact:

Denise Wisniewski
Coordinator, SCC Fellowship Program
Allegheny General Hospital
320 E. North Avenue
Department of Surgery, Suite 556
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Denise.Wisniewski@ahn.org
Phone:(412) 359-3350
Fax: (412) 359-3212