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How do I apply?

Are international applicants accepted?

Our fellowship is exclusively through the ERAS match system, which requires completion of general surgical training for American or Canadian Board of Surgery eligibility.

Are you allowed to moonlight as a fellow?

Fellows are not permitted to moonlight.

What is your accreditation status?

Our status is continued accreditation.

Does your fellowship offer any type of wellness program for the fellows?

Yes, you will receive the second Wednesday afternoon of every month off. 

Does the program support the fellows attending professional meetings and courses?

Yes, while you are a fellow you will be sent to a variety of meetings and courses, such as the Pediatric Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction Conference.

Am I 'protected' while on call?

Yes, you will receive malpractice insurance through Boston Children’s Hospital.

What are your case volumes?

Below are the Department of Surgery case volume numbers:

Location 2018 2019 2020 2021
Longwood 3,618 3,491 3,163 3,250
Lexington 19 3 8 1
Waltham 18 1 4 3
BMC 272 238 178 195
South Shore 83 89 61 65
DFCI 135 132 127 125
Total 4,145 3,954 3,541 3,639
Total operative cases at Boston Children's Hospital 28,670 29,301 23,684 25,816

What’s my salary?

Your salary is $120,000.

What is the call schedule like for the pediatric surgery fellow?

The pediatric surgery fellow does not take in-house call. The fellow takes home call, which counts toward the 80-hour-work-week limit. In general, the fellow work Q3 and works every third weekend.

How do I log in my work hours?

The pediatric surgery fellow will log their duty hours on New Innovations. Fellows may not work more than 80 hours per week when averaged over four weeks. Home call needs to be reported only as a total amount of time. It is not necessary to log each individual call or work item.

How much vacation time do I receive?

The pediatric surgery fellow will have two weeks vacation each year.