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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

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