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University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Affiliated with University of Iowa — Iowa City, IA

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Positions available: 1
  • Salary: $54,300 - $61,500
  • Program Director: Lucy Wibbenmeyer, MD

Last updated: November 16, 2012

One Year Burn Fellowship Position with optional second year as the surgical intensive care fellow (three years of general surgery experience required)
Accredited Burn Center at University Of Iowa Level One Trauma Center Hospital
400-500 annual burn and wound patient admissions
>2000 outpatient visits
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics seeks surgical residents or board eligible surgical graduates for a one year BURN FELLOWSHIP with optional second year as the Surgical Critical Care Fellow. With admissions between 300-400 annually, the trainee will acquire in-depth experience in the management of the entire spectrum of burn, complex wound care and critical care in the setting of a tertiary university teaching hospital. Upon completion of the one-year burn fellowship, the trainee (at least three years of general surgery required) can complete a second year as the critical care fellow in the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship. This will allow the trainee to sit for the American Board of Surgery Examination in Surgical Critical Care.
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is a tertiary medical center which includes a Burn Center which has been verified by the ACS/ABA Burn Center Verification Program since 1996. The University sits in the midst of beautiful rural landscapes in Iowa City, Iowa. This diverse and educated community is a hub for arts and entertainment, with energy and vitality for the arts, athletics, and medicine. The Iowa City area features some of Iowa’s top elementary and secondary schools, and its cost of living compares favorably with other cities that boast Big Ten universities. For additional information on this position please feel free to contact us directly.
For additional information please contact:
Pat Kealey, MD
Cell: 319-400-3364
Email: gerald-kealey@uiowa.edu
Lucy Wibbenmeyer, MD
Cell: 319-621-1018
Email: lucy-wibbenmeyer@uiowa.edu

Billie Ruden, MAed
Phone: 319-467-5302
Email: billie-ruden@uiowa.edu

How to apply

billie-ruden@uiowa.edu  - (319) 467-5302 (phone)

Qualifications: Ideal candidates for our program must have completed/be completing an ACGME General Surgery and/or Plastic Surgery residency and be eligible for certification by the American Board of Surgery. Applicants interested in stepping out of their general surgery or plastics residency for fellowship are reviewed on an individual basis, but must have completed a minimum of two years residency. J-1 and H1b visas are encouraged to apply

Please send CV, 3 Letters of Recommendation, a Personal Statement, USMLE report/ECFMG cerfication if applicable.

About the hospital

  • Annual ED visits: 2000
  • Trauma faculty: 7

Fellowship procedures


UIHC Department of Surgery
Iowa City, IA 52242


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