The fellowship is structured as a one year clinical program with nine months of critical care and three months of operative experience. The program also meets the requirements administered by the American Board of Surgery for Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgical Critical Care.
The main goal of this program is to provide scholarship, experience, and mentorship to prepare graduates to care for critically ill patients.
To achieve the main goal, the training program has four secondary goals which emphasize the core competencies identified by the ACGME and uses guidelines or directions found in the ACGME Surgical Critical Care program requirements.
These secondary goals are:
In addition to our program goals, the Fellowship is required to meet the milestones identified by the ACGME.
Prospective Fellows are required to have completed an ACGME accredited residency program in General Surgery. In addition, applicants must be certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Surgery. Please note that we sponsor J-1 visas only.
Applications will only be accepted via the Surgical critical care and Acute care surgery Fellowship Application Services (SAFAS).
The following items are required for your application submission:
For all inquiries or application requests, please contact: