How to Apply

The Complex Family Planning Fellowship application process is run through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). We invite you to visit their Applying to Fellowships with ERAS page for more information. The match process will be facilitated by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Please visit the Society of Family Planning’s Fellowship Application Additional Instructions to inform your personal statement submission.

2022 application timeline

Date Event
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Applications open
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 Fellowship programs may begin reviewing applications at 9 a.m. ET
Monday, June 6, 2022 The Society recommends interview notifications begin


The Society recommends interviews occur August 5-14, August 19-28, September 2-12.
Complex Family Planning Fellowship sites will be conducting virtual interviews this application cycle.
The 2022 Fellowship interview calendar is available here.

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Applicant rank lists must be submitted to the NRMP
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 Applicants are notified of their match via email. If an applicant does not match, they are eligible to participate in a scramble with unmatched sites.
July/August 2023 Fellows begin their first year of Fellowship

Letters of recommendation are submitted via the Letter of Recommendation Portal on the ERAS website.

If you have any questions about the application process, we encourage you to visit the ERAS Fellowship FAQ page.

All Match participants are expected to conduct their affairs in a professionally responsible manner. Please see the NRMP Match Codes of Conduct for more information.