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    United States, LOS ANGELES, California
    Institution Information
    Hospital: LAC+USC
    Address: 2051 MARENGO STREET, IPT, C5L100
    LOS ANGELES, California 91105
    Fellowship Information
    Salary: PGY6
    Description: Surgical Critical Care and Trauma Fellowship 2014-2016 LA County Medical Center University of Southern California The Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at the University of Southern California is offering six (6) fellowship positions beginning in July of 2015. Three (3) of these are 2-year Trauma and Critical Care positions, two (2) are for a 1-year Critical Care only position and we also offer an additional one (1) position for a 1-year Burns and Critical care position. All six positions include the ACGME accredited year of Surgical Critical Care. The 2-year positions have an additional year as a Clinical Instructor at the University of Southern California as the Assistant Unit Chief of one of the four Acute Care Surgery Services. This second year is a dedicated year of hands-on clinical training in Trauma and Emergency Surgery at one of the busiest American College of Surgeons verified Level 1 trauma Centers in the country. The Surgical Critical Care year has been fully accredited by the ACGME. Graduates are eligible to sit the American Board of Surgery certification examination for added qualification in Surgical Critical Care. All of our graduates have passed their examination on their first attempt since the inception of the program. There is a full teaching program in place with weekly core lectures on Trauma, Critical Care and Emergency Surgery topics and a weekly journal club. Daily, the team meets in the Surgical ICU with the Division chief, Dr. Demetriades, the Program Director, Dr. Inaba, the Associate Program Director, Dr. Lam or one of the attending surgeons for clinical teaching rounds, focusing on all aspects of the care of the critically ill patient from the pre-hospital care phase through to the critical decision making nodes in the operating room and post-operative critical care. The program has a dedicated research fellowship and visiting scholars program. For any fellows with an interest in research, ample opportunity and resources are available to pursue projects in multiple areas of investigation. Our fellows have an extensive publication history and have received numerous nationally recognized awards for research excellence. We are currently accepting applications from board eligible surgeons who have completed a minimum of three (3) years of post-graduate training at an accredited general surgery program in the United States or Canada. Strong preference will be given to those who have completed their residency. The Burn Critical Care position is open to applicants who will have completed an accredited plastic surgery or general surgery program in the United States or Canada. California licensing is mandatory prior to the start of the fellowship. The application process is now open. Candidates will need to provide three letters of reference and a CV with current contact information. Interviews offers will be sent by email at the end of June, 2014. Interviews are conducted in July and August. All civilian positions are filled through the NRMP match. The program director is Dr. Kenji Inaba, MD FRCSC FACS. Please direct any inquiries to his office. Kenji Inaba, MD FRCSC FACS Associate Professor of Surgery and Emergency Medicine Medical Director, Surgical ICU Division of Trauma & Surgical Critical Care University of Southern California LAC+USC Medical Center 2051 Marengo Street IPT, C5L100 Los Angeles, CA 90033 T: 323.409.8597 F: 323.441.9907
    Program Director Information
    Address: 2051 MARENGO STREET
    IPT, C5L100
    United States
    LOS ANGELES, CA 90033
    Phone: 3234098597

    Published on: 05/14/2014
    Last Revised on: 07/22/2020

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