Explore This Fellowship


This National Institutes of Health (NIH)-supported research fellowship is sponsored jointly by the Departments of Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s HospitalBoston Children’s Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard Medical School. This fellowship supports positions in one of four different research tracks:

  • Basic science
  • Clinical research, outcomes and health services
  • Surgical technology and innovation
  • Surgical education


Opportunities are open to current or recently graduated residents in accredited U.S. or Canadian surgical training programs. Fellowship appointment requires U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status. Applications from members of under-represented minorities are strongly encouraged.

How to Apply

The call for applications for the 2024 academic year will open February 2024.

Candidates need to be mentored by one of our faculty preceptors and should send:

  • A brief project description (one page)
  • Their CV
  • A letter of support from their mentor(s)
Meet our faculty preceptors

Please send nomination materials to:

Richard Hodin, MD
Program for Research Training in Alimentary Surgery
Department of Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114