Surgical Oncology Match

Match Results Statistics

2020 Surgical Oncology Match Results Statistics Report

Important Information

Surgical Oncology focuses on the treatment and research of cancer, including the critically important role of patient and family support during all phases of the treatment process.  Additional information can be found through the Society of Surgical Oncology at

  • Applicants must have completed a residency in General Surgery.
  • Surgical Oncology fellowships are two years in length.

Important dates

Mar 25

Match Opens at 12:00 p.m. ET

Apr 22

Ranking Opens at 12:00 p.m. ET

May 13

Programs: Quota Change Deadline at 11:59 p.m. ET

May 27

Rank Order List Certification Deadline at 9:00 p.m. ET

Jun 10

Match Day at 12:00 p.m. ET!

Application Process

The NRMP is not a centralized application service. Candidates are responsible for determining whether the specialty participates in a standardized application service such as the Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®) or whether they must apply directly to the programs of their choice.  Applicants must ensure they meet all program prerequisites and institutional policies regarding eligibility for appointment prior to ranking a program through the NRMP.