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Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship
For Current and Prospective Programs

For more information for current and prospective Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship Programs, please use the links below. The Society reviews and approves breast surgical oncology fellowship training programs yearly, and accepts new PID applications up to February 15 each year. Strict requirements must be met to be an SSO-approved training program.

Strict requirements must be met to be an SSO-approved training program. The Society of Surgical Oncology reviews and approves breast oncology fellowship training programs yearly, and accepts new PID applications up to February 15 of each year. For more information on how to apply to become an SSO-approved training program and approval timelines, please review the information below.

For application deadline dates and notification timeline, please click here.

As of December 16, 2019, the fee for processing applications for programs seeking initial approval will be a non-refundable $2,000 fee and an invoice will be generated and sent once the PID is received by the SSO. The PID will not be reviewed until the application fee has been paid.

Please be aware that this fee is not the site visit and annual program fee. This is a secondary fee that will be assessed at time of program approval and site visit.

Download the PID application click here. To submit your PID, please email it to You will receive a email confirmation once it is successfully.

Beginning with the 2021 Match, the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) has contracted with National Matching Services, Inc (NMS) to facilitate the Match. You can access instructions, resources and other documents here:

Applicant Registration OpensDecember 19, 2022
Application DeadlineJanuary 20, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern – No exceptions will be made
Interview NotificationsBegins February 6, 2023
InterviewsMarch 1 to June 30, 2023 – All interviews will be conducted virtually in 2023.
Rank Order List EntryRank Order List Opens:
June 12, 2023
Rank Order List Deadline:
July 10, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern
Match Results AnnouncedJuly 17, 2023
Fellowship Start DateAugust 1, 2024


The sign-up period for programs to reserve the dates on which they will offer interviews has ended. As per the approved Match Timeline, programs must wait until February 6, 2023 to notify any candidates they wish to interview. Beginning on 2/6/23, programs may invite candidates to interview on the dates they reserved via this sign-up. Interviews will be conducted virtually in 2023.

Any Fellowship Programs needing assistance with their reserved dates should contact

Please go directly to the SSO Operative Data Collection System (ACGME) here.

The SSO continues to provide oversight of the Breast Oncology Fellowship Programs; however, the case op log database is managed by the ACGME. The migration from the previous case op log to the new database has been completed by ACGME. All program directors, coordinators and fellows have been emailed with their new ID and password. If there are any questions related to the case log system, please contact the ACGME support center at 

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