Our fellowship is a one year clinical program with nine months of critical care and three months of operative experience. Our program meets the requirements administered by the American Board of Surgery for Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgical Critical Care and has earned accreditation with commendation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
Our program provides the 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 are only accepted via the Surgical critical care and Acute care surgery Fellowship Application Services (SAFAS).
The following items are required for your application submission:
Training Program Administrator
Department of Surgery
Erie County Medical Center, DK Miller Building, 3rd Floor, 462 Grider Street, Buffalo, NY 14215
Phone: (716) 898-5654