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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 Stephen Rose, MD and Christine Walsh, MD. If you have any questions about the Program Directors Network, please reach out to the SGO staff liaisons Jessica Oldham or 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. Nominations are accepted annually during the month of March.

Resources for Fellowship Directors, Fellows and Residents

Mar 19, 2020

Online interview tips for fellows and residents

Type: Tips
Type: CoronavirusFellowsResident
Apr 7, 2020

Educating Your Trainee During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Type: Webinar
Type: CoronavirusFellowsResidentTrainee
Jun 5, 2020

The Match, National Resident Matching Program

Type: Website
Type: FellowsResidentTrainee
Aug 6, 2012

SGO Gynecologic Oncology Core Lecture Series

Type: Webinar
Type: FellowsResidentTrainee
Jun 5, 2020

AMA GME Competency Education Program

Type: Website
Type: FellowsResidentTrainee
Mar 1, 2020

CDC Tips for Managing Stress and Anxiety

Type: Website
Type: CoronavirusWellness
Apr 1, 2020

Headspace

Type: Website
Type: CoronavirusWellness

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) Updates

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

SGO Program Director’s Network 2020 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 Director’s 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 15, 2020: Fellowship application deadline
Wednesday, May 6, 2020: Invitation to interview sent out to applicants

For the fellowship positions starting on July 1, 2021, candidates may begin using ERAS Fellowships beginning Nov. 21, 2019. The application deadline is April 15, 2020. The fellowship programs will participate in the common invitation to interview date selected by the SGO Program Directors as May 6, 2020.

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. 

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Feb 4 – Feb 6, 2021

SGO Winter Meeting

The SGO Winter Meeting offers attendees the opportunity to network with peers as well as learn practical strategies for treating gynecologic cancers. Gynecologic oncologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, obstetricians and gynecologists, fellows-in-training, residents and allied health professionals involved in the care of patients who have gynecologic cancers are encouraged to attend.