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Applicants must have an MD degree or equivalent and successfully completed an ACGME-accredited anesthesiology residency training program prior to the beginning of the fellowship year. The Obstetric Anesthesia Fellowship Match is facilitated through the San Francisco Match (

Position for 2024 – 2025: FILLED
Position for 2025 – 2026: UNFILLED


Ben Cobb, MD (


The University of North Carolina
UNC Department of Anesthesiology
(Hospitals and Clinics)

Number of positions per year:


Duration of fellowship:

12 months


The Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship Opportunities page overviews the SF Match application process and links to the Common SOAP application.

Application Period/Interview Schedule

  • Receiving Applications: 12/2/2023 – 4/15/2024
  • Interviews: 2/1/2024 – 5/20/24

International Applicants

Our program proudly welcomes international applicants if they meet the following ACGME eligibility criteria:

  • ACGME accredited residency program
  • AOA approved residency program
  • ACGME-accredited program (advanced specialty)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
  • College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) accredited residency program

For visa requirements, we are able to sponsor J-1. For more international applicant information, please contact OB Anesthesia Fellowship Program Coordinator Shannon Wolfgang:(

: 2022-2023 OBA Fellow Dr. Courtney Hood teaches anesthesia clinical officers at KCH Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi, as part of UNC Anesthesia Global Outreach Initiative.