Complex General Surgical Oncology (CGSO)

2019 CGSO Fellowship Match Calendar (August 1, 2020 Fellowship Start)

Request Token Fellowship Token may be requested from Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) beginning June 7, 2018. A Residency Token will not allow you to apply for Fellowship programs. Click here to request a Token.
Application Opens MyERAS will begin to accept applications
November 21, 2018
. Applicants may begin applying to CGSO programs through myERAS on December 1, 2018
Application Deadline The deadline to submit your application via MyERAS is January 22, 2019. No exceptions will be made.
Interviews Interviews will take place February 21 – May 28, 2019. To view each program's interview date for 2019, please click here.
Rank Order List Entry (via NRMP) The Ranking Entry process will be conducted through the National Residency Match Program (NRMP®). Program candidates must register with the NRMP® (even if you have utilized the R3 system before). Please do this by going to Registration, Ranking, and Results® (R3®) system, using a unique email, username and password.

Registration opens on March 20, 2019.

Rank Order List Deadline:
May 29, 2019
Match Results Announced June 12, 2019 via NRMP
Fellowship Start Date August 1, 2020 - Exceptions: University of Toronto, University of British Columbia, and McGill University start date is July 1.


  • QUESTIONS regarding ERAS? Please contact ERAS at or 202-862-6264.
  • QUESTIONS regarding NRMP? Please contact NRMP at or 202-400-2233.
  • For any other questions please contact the SSO at 847-427-1400

The Society of Surgical Oncology is pleased to report that the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Board of Directors has approved the program requirements for Complex General Surgical Oncology. All fellowship programs based in the United States listed on the Program List are accredited by the ACGME. These programs are required to comply with the ACGME Program Requirements for Graduate Medical Education in Complex General Surgical Oncology.

The Society of Surgical Oncology has approved all five Canadian programs, which are also accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Strict requirements must be met to be an SSO-approved training programs.