An Ob-Gyn resident in an approved program (US & Canada) or a recent graduate of a program. Junior Fellow is also available to residents in Mexico and Latin American Sections (Central America, Argentina, Chile and Dominican Republic) and the West Indies.
- Current participation in an approved residency in obstetrics and gynecology, or upon successful completion of such a program, provided it is within 14 years from the start of the candidate's residency.
- Immediate and continued limitation of professional activities, exclusively, to obstetrics and/or gynecology.
- Attainment of high ethical and professional standing.
- Applicants for Junior Fellow shall be proposed by a Fellow within the same District as the applicant (exception: applicants from Armed Forces). The proposer may be a Section or District officer, and the applicant's program director also may be the proposer.
Processing of completed applications may take 2-4 weeks. After approval has been granted, Junior Fellows are admitted and notified by mail on a monthly basis. Please print, complete, and submit the application for Junior Fellow status; to access, click here.
Junior Fellow (Spanish) please print, complete, and submit the Solicitud de membresa para Junior Fellow.
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All active Junior Fellows in Training/Residency are automatically rolled into the Junior Fellow in Practice category upon completion of their training program. Junior Fellows in Practice will be billed in the fall for the coming year's dues.
Please keep in mind that the initials FACOG and JFACOG may not be used by a Junior Fellow.
Board certification exams and the Case List Summary are not handled by ACOG. Please contact the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) for information. The contact number is 214-871-1619.
Subspecialty Fellowships are managed by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). The website is located at http://www.nrmp.org
The following specialty matches are managed by the NRMP. The date in parenthesis indicates the year when the match began.
- Reproductive Endocrinology (1991)
- Gynecologic Oncology (1993)
- Maternal-Fetal Medicine (1994)
- Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery (2001)
Junior Fellow Member Benefits can be found on the Junior Fellow Department page; click here to access.
Open resident positions can be found by year by clicking here.