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The Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) Fellowship Program Directors Network is made up of Program Directors and Associate Program Directors of Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) approved Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Programs.

The Program Directors Network offers resources to strengthen, improve and standardize gynecologic oncology fellowships across the country. Program Directors Network Co-Chairs are Bunja Rungruang, MD and J. Stuart Ferriss, MD. If you have any questions about the Program Directors Network, please reach out to the SGO staff liaison Traci Schwendner.

Resident Awards

The Outstanding Resident in Gynecologic Oncology Award is for a single resident at each OBGYN program who best exemplifies the qualities of the mission and vision of SGO. The post graduate year (PGY) level of the recipient may be chosen by each individual program but should be consistent from year to year.  Please contact Katie Martino with any questions you may have.

Please submit your nomination by Friday, April 7, 2023.

Standard Letter of Evaluation

In an effort to standardize resident recommendations, a Standard Letter of Evaluation and FAQ have been developed to be used for the fellow recruitment season. Use of the SLOE by programs in their recruitment process is voluntary.

Resources for Fellowship Directors, Fellows and Residents

Feb 1, 2021

Gynecologic Oncology Standard Letter of Recommendation

Type: Forms
Type: FellowsResidentTrainee
Jun 5, 2020

The Match, National Resident Matching Program

Type: Website
Type: FellowsResidentTrainee
Jun 5, 2020

AMA GME Competency Education Program

Type: Website
Type: FellowsResidentTrainee
Apr 7, 2020

Educating Your Trainee During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Type: Webinar
Type: CoronavirusFellowsResidentTrainee
Apr 1, 2020


Type: Website
Type: CoronavirusWellness
Mar 19, 2020

Online interview tips for fellows and residents

Type: Tips
Type: CoronavirusFellowsResident
Mar 1, 2020

CDC Tips for Managing Stress and Anxiety

Type: Website
Type: CoronavirusWellness
Aug 6, 2012

SGO Gynecologic Oncology Core Lecture Series

Type: Webinar
Type: FellowsResidentTrainee

SGO Program Directors Network 2022 common deadline/application dates

The Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) Program Directors (PD) Network seeks to improve coordination of the interview scheduling process by having common dates for application deadlines and interview invites. To accomplish this, the Program Directors Network will continue to set two common dates for a) application deadlines and b) first mailing of interview invites. This should help residents’ coordinate time off, improve planning for absences in their home program and decrease personal travel expenses.

Common Dates

Wednesday, April 4, 2022: Fellowship application deadline
Wednesday, April 25, 2022: Invitation to interview sent out to applicants


The SGO Program Directors Network has adopted a standard policy that Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship programs will not contact applicants to gauge interest or to discuss rank post interview. The PD Network encourages programs to let applicants know about the PD Network recommendation and to set the expectation that applicants will not be contacted by the program. 

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) Updates

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)