All applications must come through AAGL. All applications are reviewed and considered for determination to offer an interview.

AAGL Program Dates

January FMIGS Applications
June Match Opens
July FMIGS Application Deadline
July – September FMIGS Interviews
August Interviews
September Rank Order List Deadline
October Match Day

An application (PDF), along with the following, is required:

  1. Digital photo.
  2. Curriculum vitae.
  3. A minimum of two (2) reference letters must be received to process the application.
  4. List of all hospital staff appointments currently held, including types of privileges.
  5. List of all teaching or university appointments you have held and applicable dates.
  6. List of all regional and national meetings where you presented a paper and/or gave lectures for the past five years. 
  7. List of all academic achievements and awards.
  8. List of all publications.
  9. Give narrative description of your practice, including special interests.
  10. Give reasons for desiring to be a PRECEPTEE.
  11. List, and summary, of all surgical cases for the past 12 months.
  12. USMLE Scores

Visas: only J-1 accepted.

Selection Criteria

Selection and ranking are determined through our Program and Assistant Program Directors, as well as a combination of fellow and faculty input. We put high value on input from our Faculty and Fellows in choosing future Fellows.


Lashuan Goss
Program Coordinator