Department of Plastic And Oral Surgery Application Instructions

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Contact the Department of Plastic Surgery

  • 1-617-355-7252
  • International: +01-617-355-5209

In order to apply for the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship, please fill out the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship application 

In addition to submitting a completed application, please be sure to also include:

  • Current CV listing all research, work, and volunteer experiences. In addition, please list any international experiences you have had (include location, dates, and nature of involvement)
  • A Personal Statement. This statement should describe your interest in and commitment to expanding the field of global surgery. Please also explain how you feel that you might benefit from this fellowship. Personal statements should be limited to one single-spaced page
  • Three letters of recommendation, at least one of which must be from residency director or chairman
  • Official transcript of USMLE scores or Non-US equivalent test results
  • Official medical school transcript

Important Dates

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 15th

STUDENT DEADLINE: December 1st

FINAL INTERVIEWS: October - November

ACCEPTANCE NOTIFICATION: January

FELLOWSHIP START DATE: July 1st

Please send all completed application materials to: globalsurgery@childrens.harvard.edu

Please note that if the prospective Fellow wishes to pursue a Masters of Public Health, it is their responsibility to apply to both the MPH Program and Summer Program in Clinical Effectiveness through the Harvard School of Public Health. Any questions regarding the fellowship or application process should be directed here.

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- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO
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