Eligible applicants will have completed an obstetrics and gynecology residency that is accredited by the American Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or the Council of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (CRCPSC) and are eligible to take the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) written examination.

Applicants may apply for 2025 fellowship positions through ERAS Fellowships beginning December 2, 2023. The MFM Fellowship will adhere to the new SMFM common application guidelines. The application deadline for the 2025 fellowship position is April 28th, 2024. Invitations to interview will be sent out on May 20, 2024.  Interview dates will be scheduled in July and August. 
All applications through ERAS Fellowships must include:
  • Completed online application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • Three current letters of recommendation
  • Official test transcripts for all applicable examinations (USMLE Step I and II, LMCC, COMLEX, NBOME, FMGEMS, FLEX, or NBME)
  • Recent photograph 

Please send these additional documents to Allison Mitchell via email at

  • Copy of medical school diploma
  • Certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology, if applicable (indicate if you have made application for the oral and written examination; if you have passed the oral and written examination)
  • CREOG examination scores for Year 1, 2 and 3 

International Medical Graduates

You must:

  • Be able to obtain a J-1 visa or have resident alien status.
    NOTE: The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health does not sponsor H-1B visas
  • Hold a valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)


Applicants considered for an appointment will be invited to visit the University of Minnesota Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program in Minneapolis for a personal interview with the program director and selected faculty. Interviews are conducted in July or August each year.