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Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship
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The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship provides a broad education in all aspects of maternal-fetal medicine. We expect our graduates to become busy and valued clinicians who will be leaders in our field. Training includes:
- The basic science and physiology of pregnancy
- Ultrasound and prenatal diagnosis
- Management of medical and obstetrical complications of pregnancy
- All aspects of labor, delivery and postpartum care
In addition, you will learn research design and statistical methods and complete a scholarly thesis. Through our affiliated departments and services, including the the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Program within the Obstetrics Program, you will receive education in obstetrical anesthesia, neonatology and critical care. Mass General’s affiliation with Harvard Medical School allows for the opportunity for trainees to advance both the basic and clinical science of pregnancy.
Program Length: 3 years
Number of Fellows: 1 per year
Fellowship Program Director: Anjali Kaimal, MD, MAS
Our institution's affiliation with Harvard Medical School allows for the opportunity for trainees to advance both the basic and clinical science of pregnancy.
- Chief, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
- Director, Deborah Kelly Center for Clinical Research in Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Obstetrical Director, Multidisciplinary Fetal Care Group
Candidates must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS) Fellowships online application service. The Massachusetts General Hospital Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship participates in the December cycle of ERAS.
Documentation for the application should include:
- ERAS common app form (CAF), including:
- Awards and fellowships
- Brief description of professional interests
- Special clinical and/or research experience
- Professional practice, location and dates (if applicable)
- Membership in professional societies
- Personal statement (please limit to one page)
- Letters of recommendation (A minimum of three letters of reference from professional superiors is required. At least one should be a supervisor of your pre- or postdoctoral training).
- Recent photo
- USMLE / COMLEX transcripts
- Medical school / college of osteopathic medicine MSPE & transcripts
- ECFMG status report (international medical graduates only)
- CREOG scores (three years - please e-mail directly to Amy Ribak)
Candidate selection will be made through the NRMP subspecialty match program. This fellowship is accredited by the American Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
Application deadline: The program will adhere to the SMFM standardized process for interviews; to be considered for an interview, your completed application form, all applicable supporting documents and three letters of recommendation must be received by the ERAS post office by May 1, 2020 at 5PM ET
Interview offers extended: May 18, 2020 (deadline for applicants to respond is May 25, 2020)
Interview dates: Thursday, July 23, 2020 or Wednesday, August 12, 2020
How to Apply
Please note when applying: There are two ACGME-accredited MFM fellowship programs affiliated with the Brigham & Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital Integrated Residency Program.
Our program (ACGME # 2302422002) is located exclusively at the Massachusetts General Hospital site with Mass General teaching faculty.
Fellows beginning our program must have:
- Completed an obstetrics and gynecology residency accredited by the American Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or the Council of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (CRCPSC)
- Successfully completed United States Medical Licensing Examination ® (USMLE) Step III (or equivalent LMCC/MCCQE or COMLEX examinations)
- Acquired basic knowledge and skills in obstetrics and gynecology
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