Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship

Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship

The Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship program is a one-year clinical program affiliated with the Colon & Rectal Clinic of Orlando, a private practice, and Orlando Health, an 800-bed community-based teaching hospital and Central Florida’s only Level 1 Trauma Center. For over 25 years, we have been an accredited fellowship, recognized by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The residency training program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) to fill these positions. Through our affiliations with Orlando Health, the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, and the Florida State University College of Medicine, our fellows will have the opportunity to work closely with general surgery residents, medical students, and even undergraduates. We are accredited for three (3) ACGME fellows.

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Fellows must be able to apply for and receive a Florida license to practice medicine upon acceptance into the program. Florida requires that applicants show they have obtained a passing score on the FLEX/National Board of USMLE examination Step I, Step II, & Step III, provided that said examination should have been taken within the ten (10) years immediately preceding the filing of the application for your license. An application for medical staff privileges at 3 hospitals will also need to be completed.

The following are the program requirements:

  • A graduate of an ACGME or AOA approved general surgery residency
  • Board eligible General Surgeon
  • Florida State License
  • DEA Certificate

How To Apply:

To apply to the program, please contact the Electronic Resident Application Service (ERAS) with the following:

  • Official college, graduate school, and medical school transcripts
  • An official record of board scores (USMLE). All 3 steps need to have been completed and scores available for interview
  • A letter of recommendation from the Program Director of your general surgery residency program
  • Two additional letters of recommendation
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A personal statement
  • A wallet size photo
  • A valid ECFMG certificate (if you graduated from medical school outside the U.S. or Canada)

Applications will be reviewed and interviews are granted on an invitation basis. Interviews are conducted from September through October each year

For more information, please contact our Residency Coordinator:

Nancy Joiner

[email protected]

Colon & Rectal Clinic of Orlando
110 W Underwood St, Ste A
Orlando, Florida 32806

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    Aug 29, 2020

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