Qualifications

The transplant fellowship at Penn is looking for talented, dedicated young surgeons aspiring to become academic transplant surgeons and future leaders in the field. The program is open to surgeons who hold the M.D. degree or equivalent and who are either certified or eligible to take the examination for certification by the American Board of Surgery. Applicants must be eligible for a medical license by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and either be a U.S. citizen or have appropriate visa status for an additional two years of residency training. Background and experience in basic science or clinical research is viewed as highly beneficial.

For the 2020 fellowship we will be interviewing on April 24, 2019 and May 22, 2019. This will include a full day of interviews with individuals involved in the Transplant Program, including transplant faculty, research staff, current fellows, residents, and nurses). The day will conclude with dinner with the transplant faculty.

We participate in the SF Match for which the 2019 schedule is:

  • January 16, 2019 – Application Registration Begins
  • March 22, 2019 – Penn Application Deadline
  • June 12, 2019 – Match Deadline: Rank Lists must be submitted by 12 (noon) PST
  • June 19, 2019 – Match Day
  • August 2020 – Transplant Surgery Fellowship begins