The University of Maryland offers two 2-year fellowships in Liver, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation for the 2020 class (August 1, 2021-July 31, 2023). The University of Maryland Transplant Surgery Fellowship is accredited by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.

Registration for the Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowship Match must be completed via the SF Match.

2020 Match Application Timeline

  • January 15, 2020 - SF Match applicant registration opens
  • February 12, 2020 - SF Match target date for completed applications
  • March 23, - May 7, 2020 - Anticipated interview dates
  • June 10, 2020 Rank list submission deadline
  • June 17, 2020 Match results
  • August 1, 2021 Fellowship commences

How to Submit an Application

Applicants for the Abdominal Transplant Match are required to submit the following documents using the SF Match Central Application Service (CAS):

  • Complete CAS application form at
  • Current CV
  • Recent photo
  • Three letters of recommendation, including one from current residency program director and two from surgeons who have worked with you clinically

Please Note: All applications must be submitted using SF Match Central Application Service. Applications sent directly to the University of Maryland will not be considered. Applications will be reviewed by our selection committee and applicants will be notified of their decision soon after.

Application Information for Foreign Medical Graduates

To confirm your eligibility to apply for a Transplant Fellowship at the University of Maryland, clarification of citizenship, permanent residency in the U.S., or visa status is required. The University of Maryland does not sponsor clinical H visas for fellows. Therefore, foreign medical graduates who apply must be eligible for a J-1 clinical visa with 2 years remaining. All applicants must be ECFMG certified at the time of application. We cannot interview candidates that do not hold ECFMG certification.

Contact Us

Questions about application timeline? Contact education manager Sharnette Thompson at 410-328-7399 or