MetroHealth Medical Center

Affiliated with Case Western Reserve University — Cleveland, OH

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Positions available: 2
  • Salary: $53,000
  • Program Director: Charles J. Yowler, MD, FACS

Last updated: January 05, 2012

The MetroHealth Medical Center Campus of Case Western Reserve University is the only ACS-verified Level I adult and Level II pediatric trauma center for the 2.2 million people in the greater Cleveland, Ohio region. The Surgical Critical Service covers 27 surgical intensive care beds and offers all critical care services for trauma, general surgery, cardiothoracic surgery and neurosurgery. The hospital also has an NIH-sponsored spinal cord center and a verified adult and pediatric burn center. Critical Care Fellows rotate through the surgical intensive care units, the burn unit and the pediatric critical care unit. Fellows also take in-house primary trauma/acute care surgery call approximately once per week. There are 3,000 trauma admissions per year and over 2,000 ICU admissions.
All attending staff are full time faculty members of Case Western Reserve University. MetroHealth is also the trauma training center for the Cleveland Clinic System.

Program started 1999

How to apply  - (216) 778-4329 (phone)

Qualifications: The MetroHeatlh Surgical Critical Care Fellowship accepts applicants who will have completed their general surgery training and will be ABS-eligible at the time of starting the fellowship.

Contact the Surgical Critical Care Program Coordinator (Jennifer Lastic) at: or the Program Director at: Applicants will then receive a packet with further information about the program and with application forms.

About the hospital

  • Beds: 410
  • ICU beds: 27
  • Annual ED visits: 100000
  • Annual trauma admissions: 3000
  • Trauma faculty: 5

Fellowship procedures


2500 MetroHealth Dr.
Cleveland, OH 44109


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