Advocate llinois Masonic Medical Center
Affiliated with University of Illinois
Richard J. Fantus, M.D. (Program Director)
Last updated: Sep 09, 2011
Duration: 1 year
Positions available: 1
Illinois Masonic Medical Center, a tertiary care facility located on the north side of Chicago, is the primary Level 1 Trauma Center for this area. There are 1,400 trauma admissions per year, 200-300 critical care consults are performed yearly with an injury mix of 75% blunt, 25% penetrating. In addition, we have approximately 300 beds, including a 20 bed state of the art Surgical Intensive Care Unit to accommodate critically injured patients. Our resources include 24/7 consultant availability, in the specialties of neurosurgery, orthopedics, cardiovascular surgery and maxillofacial surgery. In addition, state of the art radiology & interventional radiology services are available.
The Trauma / Critical Care Service currently has four full-time attending surgeons, who are Board certified in general surgery and in surgical critical care. The Service is an independent resident service with a full complement of senior and junior residents, as well as medical students. We also work with the residency program of the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Anesthesia.
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center is part of Advocate Healthcare an integrated healthcare delivery system and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. You have an exceptional opportunity to acquire intense hands-on trauma and critical care experience in an urban setting. We prefer candidates who will be completing an ACGME certified residency in general or cardiothoracic surgery. However, mid-level candidates with a minimum of 3 years in an ACGME certified residency program may apply, provided they have guaranteed 4th and 5th year positions.
Program started 1990
|Trauma only||Critical care only||Trauma & critical care||Acute care surgery|
How to apply
Qualifications: PGY 4 or 5 from ACGME Certified Surgical Program
About the hospital
- Beds: 300
- ICU beds: 20
- Annual ED visits: 38000
- Annual trauma admissions: 1500
- Trauma faculty: 3
- Total surgical (annually): 7000
- General surgical: 20%
- Trauma: 8%
- Blunt trauma: 75%
- Penetrating trauma: 25%
836 West Wellington Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657
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