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Application Process

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) manages a separate match for female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery (FPMRS) programs on behalf of the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) and the Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology (SUFU). FPMRS no longer participates in the Ob-Gyn Fellowship Match.

Please note these important dates:

  • Nov. 15, 2013 — FPMRS candidates may begin applying to programs using ERAS for Fellowship Applicants
  • Dec. 1, 2013 — ERAS Post Office opens for programs to download applications
  • March 1, 2014 — Mayo Clinic in Rochester FPMRS application deadline
  • March 5, 2014 — FPMRS Match opens
  • April 18, 2014 — Mayo Clinic in Rochester FPMRS fellowship interviews
  • April 30, 2014 — FPMRS NRMP Rank Order List opens
  • June 4, 2014 — FPMRS NRMP Rank List closes
  • June 18, 2014 — FPMRS NRMP Match Day

Positions

The Mayo Clinic Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship offers one position each year on a competitive basis. Applicants considered for an appointment are invited to visit Mayo Clinic in Rochester for a personal interview with the program director and selected faculty.

How to apply

Candidates may apply through ERAS for Fellowship Applicants, an online application service. Candidates may begin applying to programs using ERAS for Fellowship Applicants beginning Nov. 15, 2013. The application deadline is March 1, 2014. The fellowship position begins in July each year.

All applications through ERAS for Fellowships Applicants must include:

  • ERAS Common Application Form. Describe your activities with professional societies, publications, and any other relevant information about your education or experience. Any information you would put on your curriculum vitae should be included. See the MyERAS User Guide.
  • Personal statement of professional goals.
  • Official transcripts. Official transcripts from each university, graduate school, and/or medical school you attended. Provide certified or notarized English translations of documents written in a language other than English.
  • Dean's letter/Medical School Performance Evaluation (MSPE).
  • Official test transcripts for all applicable examinations (USMLE, LMCC, COMLEX, NBOME, FMGEMS, FLEX, or NBME).
  • Valid ECFMG certificate. Required if you graduated from a medical school outside the United States or Canada.
  • Three original letters of recommendation from physicians or faculty members who are thoroughly familiar with your work. One letter must be from your residency program director. Each letter should include the writer’s opinion of your professional, academic, and personal qualifications, as well as his/her opinion of your potential success in the field for which you are applying. You may submit more than three letters of recommendation if you wish.
  • Copy of graduate school and or medical/dental school diploma. Please send a copy of your diploma(s) via U.S. mail or email to the following address to be added to your ERAS Fellowship Application locally (not accepted by ERAS for scanning).
  • Copy of completion certificate from each of your prior residency and/or fellowship training programs. Required if you have completed a residency and/or fellowship program previously. Please send a copy of your certificate(s) via U.S. mail or email to the following address to be added to your ERAS Fellowship Application locally (not accepted by ERAS for scanning):
  • CREOG annual examination scores. Please send a copy of your exam score reports via U.S. mail or email to the following address to be added to your ERAS Fellowship Application locally (not accepted by ERAS for scanning). Include score reports from PGY 1-3 if you are still in residency and PGY 1-4 if you have completed residency training:

    • Danette Anderson
      • Fellowship Education Coordinator
      • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
        200 First Street SW
        Rochester, MN 55905
      • Email: obgfellowships@mayo.edu

Also see:

  • Sep 19, 2013
  • ART680105