Applicant Qualifications

The program is open to surgical residents who have completed a general surgery residency and are board certified or eligible. Applicants from outside of the United States must have current certification by the Educational Committee for Foreign Medical Graduates to be eligible for licensure in the State of Pennsylvania. The breast training program offered at Penn is a one-year multidisciplinary fellowship. The program will accept two fellows per year.

To apply for the University of Pennsylvania’s Breast fellowship program, please follow the steps below:

  1. SSO Breast Fellowship Application
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Current Curriculum Vitae
  4. Letters of Recommendation (At least three)
  5. USMLE Step 1, 2 and 3 Scores or Equivalent
  6. ABSITE Scores

Questions, please contact:

Damien DiStefano
University of Pennsylvania Health System, Surgery Education
3400 Spruce Street, 4 Maloney
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-662-6157
Fax: 215-662-7983

Application Deadline is February 19, 2021.

Interviews will be held on June 21, 2021.

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