Women's Health Advanced Training Program


Year Fellowship Began: 2006

Duration: One - three years

Accreditation: None

Minimum requirement:  Completion of an accredited residency program in the United States

Components: Clinical/Research

Course Work: Optional

Goal:  To provide excellent, broad-based training in women-focused clinical medicine as well as foster academic leaders in women’s health.

Structure:  You will be a fellow in the department of OB/GYN.  You will be a clinical instructor in the department of your residency training. Three to four ½ day sessions seeing your patients in the office. The remaining six to seven half days will be filled with fellow activities including but not limited Women’s Mental Health, Adolescent Gynecology, Urogynecology, Breast Disease, Endocrinology, Adolescent Health, Pulmonary Diseases, Women’s Heart Disease, Complementary and alternative medicine, and Medical Education, research (approximately one ½ day per week depending on your needs), administrative time (up to one ½ day per week or per two weeks depending on your needs).
Salary:  Your salary will commensurate with that of a House Officer at an equivalent level of training based on the HOA contract.  A portion of your salary comes from you seeing patients and billing for them. The remainder is paid for by the department of OB/GYN.
Research:  It is the expectation of submitting at least one paper for publication. Often fellows are arriving here with work in progress which we can look to help you continue. There will be opportunities to submit to national meetings as well which is strongly encouraged. 

Ob/Gyn Faculty:

Carrie Bell, MD
Christa Williams, MD
Barb Apgar, MD  


Applications & Interview Date:  The application deadline for a July 1st, 2021 date is September 8th, 2020.  Interviews will be held the second or third week in October.

Minimum requirements to apply:

Completion of a residency program accredited by any of the following:
  • College of Family Physicians of Canada
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • National Joint Committee on Accreditation of Pre-registration Physician Training Programs of the Canadian Medical Association
  • Completion of all three USMLE exams
Due to Department of Labor prevailing wage regulations, we are unable to consider applicants that possess any type of visa. 
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and national recommendations recruitment for the Women's Health Advanced Training Program will be done virtually this year. We anticipate all of our interviews and site tours will be conducted over a virtual meeting platform and applicants will not need to travel to Ann Arbor to apply. Thank you for your understanding.  We will be posting our application dateline and additional information soon on this website. Any questions can be directed to maeves@med.umich.edu.
How to Apply: Download Application
How to Format CV: NIH CV Guidelines
Fellowship Brochure: Brochure Link
Carrie Bell, M.D.
Program Director
Maeve Sullivan, BS
Program Manager

For further information regarding the application process, please contact:

Maeve Sullivan, BS
Program Manager
University of Michigan Health System
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
L4000 University Hospital South
1500 East Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5276
Phone: (734) 615-3773
Fax: (734) 764-7261
E-mail: maeves@med.umich.edu