How to Apply

Application Process

Candidacy Requirements and Process


Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have finished an ACGME approved surgical residency by June 30th of the current academic year and are board certified, or if within 1 year of residency completion, qualified to take the American Board of Surgery QE/CE examinations.

If interested, applicants please provide the following documents via email to Ms. Katrina Brungardt, Program Coordinator at katrinabrungardt [at] creighton [dot] edu.

  • Documentation of a cumulative ABSITE score of > the 50th percentile
  • A letter of reference from the applicant’s surgery department chairman
  • A letter of reference from the applicant’s program director
  • A personal statement about why you have chosen global surgery and what are your long term plans
  • A current CV


The interview process will include a visit with the fellowship director and clinical directors on the fellowship committee. An in-person interview or a Zoom conference will occur in the mid-academic year.