Stony Brook University Hospital

Affiliated with State University of New York at Stony Brook — Stony Brook, NY

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Positions available: 2
  • Salary: Commensurate with post-graduate year of training.
  • Program Director: Marc J. Shapiro, M.D., FACS, FCCM

Last updated: October 04, 2011


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Stony Brook University Medical Center on Long Island, NY is pleased to promote its accredited Surgical Critical Care Fellowship. As the only Level 1 Trauma Center and tertiary care facility serving 1.5 million residents in Suffolk County, Long Island, SUNY Stony Brook Medical Center is a busy 591 bed tertiary referral hospital. The 20 bed Surgical Intensive Care Unit has an over 90% occupancy rate and the SICU Service provides the primary care for general and acute care surgery, trauma, neurosurgery, Ob-Gyn, ENT, Vascular, Plastic, Facial, Urology and Transplant patients, in addition to a variety of other patients requiring critcal care. The Fellowship accepts 2 Fellows per year and is accredited by the ACGME and Surgical RRC.Using a multidisciplinary appproach and following the latest guidelines on optimal care,including IHI and national critical care recommendations the team includes physicians, nurses, NPs, PAs, pharmacy,respiratory care, physical therapy and care coordination. General Surgery, Emergency Medicine and Anesthesia residents in additional to Medical Students round out the team. In addition to state of the art monitoring and technology, a multitude of procedures both in the ICU and the operating room are performed by the Surgical Critical Care faculty in addition to performing general surgery, trauma and burn surgery.

There are a number of opportunities for clinical research and other scholarly activities such as publishing during the Fellowship.

Stony Brook University is known for innovation, with two Nobel Prize Laureates and the invention of the MRI. Stony Brook University Medical Center is part of the SUNY (State University of NY) system and includes it’s own highly regarded medical school, nursing school, PA program and general surgical residency, graduating 6 residents per year.

Past Fellows have gone on to many different avenues including a large number in academic practice.

Stony Brook is ideally located on New York's Long Island. We are on the Long Island Sound with easy access to water sports including, fishing, sailing and kayaking. There are excellent restaurants and a vibrant community. Long Island is known for some of the most beautiful beaches in the world in nearby areas such as the Hamptons and Fire Island. Schools in the Three Village School district, encompassing Stony Brook, are highly regarded. New York City is only a 45 minute drive away. NYC is also accessible by train, provides a plethora of entertainment options and it’s airports are a gateway to the world.

We extend this opportunity to a board-certified/board-admissable general surgeon. Successful candidates should possess excellent clinical skills and a strong interest in teaching and research. The position includes participation in education efforts for the ACGME-accredited general surgery residency.

Applicants must be Board admissible in surgery and able to qualify for a New York Medical License. Salary and benefits are competitive.

To be considered for an interview, please email or mail your CV as well as two letters of recommendation. After reviewing these applications, candidates will be contacted and arrangements will be made for an interview.

The twelve-month, clinical program will involve twelve months directly involved in critical care training, eleven months surgical – trauma ICU, one month of either cardiothoracic ICU, pediatric ICU, or other, academic, elective rotation related to critical care. The Surgical Critical Care fellow works as a leader of a multidisciplinary, physician-led, ICU team that follows a multi-collaborative model, supervised by Board certified / eligible surgeons and anesthesiologists. The fellow coordinates and addresses patient care with the attending with daily bedside rounds, education, and radiographic interpretation of the critically ill.

Formal education involves weekly Critical Care Conference, Surgical Grand Rounds, Morbidity & Mortality Conference, Journal Club, and Critical Care review sessions.

Program started 2000

How to apply

marc.shapiro@sbumed.org  - (631) 444-7298 (phone)

Qualifications: Applicants must be Board admissible in surgery and able to qualify for a New York Medical License. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Marc J. Shapiro, MD, FACS, FCCM
Professor of Surgery and Anesthesiology
Program Director, Surgical Critical Care
Division of General Surgery, Trauma, Surgical Critical Care & Burns
Department of Surgery
Health Sciences Center T18-040
State University of New York
Stony Brook University Medical Center
Stony Brook, New York 11794-8191
marc.shapiro@sbumed.org

About the hospital

  • Beds: 515
  • ICU beds: 70
  • Annual ED visits: 78500
  • Annual trauma admissions: 1600
  • Trauma faculty: 6

Fellowship procedures

  • Total surgical (annually): 15000
  • General surgical: 30%
  • Trauma: 10%
  • Blunt trauma: 92%
  • Penetrating trauma: 8%

Location

101 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794
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