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How to Apply

For the 2018 Match (fellowship August 1, 2019-July 31, 2021), the University of Wisconsin is offering two 2-year fellowships in Liver, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation. The University of Wisconsin Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowship is accredited by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.

You may register for the Transplant Fellowship Match via the NRMP website (

Application timeline

  • Deadline for receipt of application for 2019-2021 fellowship:
    March 1, 2018
  • Completed applications will be reviewed and selected applicants will be notified of interview dates in late February 2018.
  • Interviews will be scheduled between April 9 and May 8, 2018.
  • Important Match Dates
    • March 21, 2018: Match opens
    • April 25, 2018: Ranking opens
    • May 30, 2018: Rank Order List deadline
    • June 13, 2018: Match Day

Questions about application timeline? Contact Janet Fox at (608) 263-9903 or

Application requirements

  • Current CV
  • Letter of intent
  • Recent photo (digital or printed)
  • Three letters of recommendation, including one from current residency program director and two from surgeons who have worked with you clinically. These letters may be sent separately to the address/email below.

How to submit application

  • Application may be sent by email, FAX or by mail/courier.
  • Please send completed application to:
    • David P. Foley, MD
      Director, Transplant Fellowship
      c/o Janet Fox
      University of Wisconsin Department of Surgery
      600 Highland Avenue, H4/780 CSC
      Madison, WI 53792-7375
      FAX: (608) 262-6280
  • Applications will be reviewed by our selection committee and you will be notified of their decision regarding an interview.

Questions regarding application requirements or submission? Contact Janet Fox at (608) 263-9903 or

Application information for foreign medical graduates

To confirm your eligibility to apply for a Transplant Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin, clarification of citizenship, permanent residency in the U.S., or visa status is required. The University of Wisconsin does not sponsor clinical J visas for fellows. Therefore, foreign medical graduates who apply must be eligible for an H visa or have obtained a J waiver to be considered for a position at the University of Wisconsin.

Transplant fellows at the University of Wisconsin hold the academic appointment of Clinical Instructor in Surgery. Therefore, all applicants must also be U.S. Board eligible, as fellows are required to bill for some services.

To be Board eligible and able to bill for services, applicants must have five years of residency training in the United States.

If you are eligible to apply for this fellowship based on U.S. citizenship, permanent residency or visa status, as well as Board eligibility, you may apply using the Application link. Copyright © 2017 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System