|Surgical Critical Care/Trauma
|The goal of the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program is to provide an educational setting in which the trainee gains concentrated experience in all aspects of the care of the critically ill (resuscitation, emergency management of life-threatening illness or injury, and long-term support for single or multi-system organ failure), administrative direction of an intensive care unit, development of educational programs and teaching skills, and clinical research. The trainees will learn the specific content (knowledge and procedures) by direct patient care under the guidance of the faculty. They will also participate in managing the units, including bed allocation, quality assurance monitoring, brain death certification, decisions regarding goals of therapy as well as end of life care , and nursing care. The fellow receives a salary equivalent to a PGY-6, and professional liability insurance, and four weeks of vacation. Rhode Island Hospital provides a portion of health, disability and life insurance.