The Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University was approved by the ACGME on February 9, 2017, and is currently the only approved Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship in the state of Georgia. 

This is a three-year fellowship with one fellow position per year. The objective of the fellowship program is to produce well-rounded gynecologic oncologists to provide excellent clinical care for women with regards to the prevention, detection, and treatment of gynecologic malignancies.


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Sharad Ghamande, MD

  • Chair
  • Professor Gynecologic Oncology
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Bunja Rungruang, MD

  • Fellowship Program Director & Division Director
  • Associate Professor, Gynecologic Oncology
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Robert V. Higgins, MD

  • Professor, Gynecologic Oncology
  • Associate Residency Program Director
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M. Symmes Johnson, MD

  • Associate Professor, Gynecologic Oncology
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Romona Cumbermack

  • Fellowship Program Coordinator

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Application Process

Applications for the Medical College of Georgia Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program must be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). The deadline to submit applications is April 15, 2020, for consideration for a fellowship position beginning July 2021.

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NOTE: Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents (green card) and must have completed an ACGME-accredited residency in obstetrics and gynecology by the fellowship start date. Due to the nature of fellowship funding, applications from H1B and J1 Visa holders cannot be accepted.

Your completed application must include the following components submitted via ERAS: 

  • Common Application Form (CAF) in MyERAS 
  • Personal statement 
  • Official medical school transcript
  • MSPE/Dean’s letter from medical school 
  • USMLE transcript
  • Recent photo
  • Letters of Recommendations (3)
    • Chairman of your department
    • Residency Director of your department
    • Director of Gynecologic Oncology of your department
    • A fourth letter of recommendation is optional and may be from an individual of your choice. At least three letters of recommendation, to include:  Your completed application must also include the following: CREOG scores - email scores to 

Applicants will be notified in May- June if selected to interview. Interviews will be held on August 12 & August 19, 2020.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we will be conducting all of our interviews remotely via video networking applications.