How to Apply - Microsurgery

Minimum Qualifications

Board­ eligible graduate of an ACGME-accredited plastic surgery residency prior to the July 1st start date of any given year or those who hold an ECFMG certification qualify for clinical training.

International applicants with outstanding qualifications are also welcome. Eligible applicants must have completed the following requirements: ECFMG or USMLE.

Application Process

The one-year Microsurgery Fellowship Program accepts one trainee annually.

The following information is required:

  • Completed application. Visit
  • CV
  • Copy of USMLE Step 1, 2 and 3 scores
  • Personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • State Medical license
  • Signed letter from your program director indicating that you are in good standing in your current program
  • ECFMG (applicable to International Medical Graduates)

Useful Links

Interviews for the 2022 position will be held in the Spring 2021. Please check back for specific dates.

Contact Information

Please request information from:

Stephanie Ragsdale
Fellowship Coordinator
Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Avenue, C-308
Philadelphia, PA 19111-2497
Phone: 215-728-3160
Fax: 215-728-2773
[email protected]

M. Shuja Shafqat, MD
Program Director, Microsurgery Fellowship
Fox Chase Cancer Center
50 Huntingdon Pike, 3rd floor
Rockledge, PA 19046
Phone: 215-728-3498
[email protected]