Pediatric Surgery Fellowship | Frequently Asked Questions

Fellows meet around a table, filling out paperwork

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.

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

Yes, a variety of wellness opportunities are offered on a regular basis.

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

Yes, while you are a fellow you will be able to attend a variety of meetings and courses.

What are your case volumes?

Below are the average annual case volumes per graduation fellows:

  • 2023: 1,138
  • 2022: 1,161
  • 2021: 1,362
  • 2020: 1,235
  • 2019: 1,247
  • 2018: 1,171
  • 2017: 1,017
  • 2016: 1,260
  • 2015: 1,261

What’s my salary?

Your salary is $120,000.

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

The fellow takes an average of Q3 home call, which counts towards the 80-hour-work week limit. In addition, the fellows take pre-attending in-house call on average every third Friday.

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 of vacation each year.