Inova Fairfax Hospital

Affiliated with Inova Campus, VCU School of Medicine — Falls Church, VA

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Positions available: 1
  • Salary: PGY-6
  • Program Director: Jill Watras, MD

Last updated: November 11, 2019


The Inova Regional Trauma Center at Inova Fairfax Hospital is offering a position in our ACGME-accredited Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care. This is a one year program available to surgery residents who have completed a General Surgery Residency.
Fellowship training is provided at Inova Fairfax Hospital, an 923-bed tertiary care hospital and the only Level I Trauma Center in Northern Virginia, seeing over 3000 adult and pediatric trauma patients a year. The Division of Acute Care Surgery includes 11 full-time Acute Care Surgeons who provide care to a diverse population of surgical critical care, trauma, emergency & elective general surgery, and subspecialty surgery patients. The service is supported by our categorical General Surgery program and trauma midlevel practitioners. The SCC faculty is dedicated to education, teaching residents and students from our own program and outside institutions. Inova Fairfax Hospital is the Branch Campus of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine.
The Fellowship program includes rotations on the Trauma ICU, Cardiovascular ICU, Pediatric ICU, and the option of several elective services. The Surgical Critical Care Service also provides care to patients in our Neuroscience ICU and Medical-Surgical ICU. The Fellow will gain exposure to the critical care management of a wide array of patients in addition to trauma and general surgery patients, including pediatric, cardiovascular, thoracic, vascular, transplant, and plastic surgery.
Inova Fairfax Hospital is located in beautiful Northern Virginia, in the DC Metropolitan area.

Program started 2012

How to apply  - (703) 776-7133 (phone) , (703) 776-4064 (fax)

Qualifications: Applicants must have completed an ACGME accredited General Surgery Residency program by the time of fellowship. Emergency medicine residents and General Surgery residents who have completed their 3rd year of residency are welcome to apply for individual considerations.

Apply through ERAS, and contact via email the the Program Coordinator, Sarah Hamad or Program Director, Jill Watras MD

About the hospital

  • Beds: 923
  • ICU beds: 104
  • Annual ED visits: 3000
  • Annual trauma admissions: 2200
  • Trauma faculty: 11

Fellowship procedures


3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA 22042

Inova Fairfax Hospital Falls Church, VA

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