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GOG Research Team 2023GOG Research Faculty at our 2023 Retreat

Why Choose UNC?

The Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology is committed to developing the next generation of exceptional clinician researchers to advance the science and delivery of obstetric and gynecologic care across the lifespan. To achieve this goal, the Division offers a 2-year clinical-research fellowship with the aim to increase the number of academic specialists who can embark on successful faculty careers, engaging in clinical care, research, and teaching.

Faculty who serve as mentors in the program come from within the Division and across the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the School of Medicine, the Gillings School of Global Public Health and the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute with successful careers in perinatal and gynecologic research, methodologic expertise and successful track records of publications, research presentations and grants.

Learn more about General Obstetrics and Gynecology at UNC Health.

Fellowship Curriculum

Fellows dedicate 50% time to research training/research and 50% time to clinical activities. Research training can include completing the Master’s in Clinical Research Program within the Department of Epidemiology at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Fellows engage in both retrospective analyses of existing data to enhance statistical skills and prospective data collection. Clinical activities include office-based prenatal care and gynecology at multiple faculty practices, gynecologic surgery, and labor and delivery coverage.

General Track Curriculum

Carceral Health Track Curriculum

Application Process


The fellowship includes 3-6 fellows.

Minimum requirements:

  • Applicants must have a Medical Degree (MD/DO)
  • Completed an approved residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and be eligible for independent licensure by the North Carolina Medical Board
  • Eligible candidates for oral board certification by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Be in good standing within their residency program
  • Have strong track record of professionalism

Fellows are selected based on their academic record, research interests, commitment to a career as an academic specialist (generalist) and demonstrated excellence in clinical care..

How to apply:

Interested applicants are asked to:

  • Submit a current CV
  • Three letters of recommendation (including one from your current program director or department chair)
  • A 1–2-page personal statement describing your career and research objectives and interest in the fellowship

All materials should be emailed to the fellowship Coordinator , Kelly Scurlock, at

Applications will be reviewed on July 1st through January 31st.

Current Fellows

Fellowship Alumni

For a list of our fellowship alumni, please click here.