Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University — Philadelphia, PA

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1
  • Positions available: 2
  • Salary: PGY 6 - $86,212
  • Program Director: Joshua A. Marks, MD, FACS, FCCM

Last updated: February 12, 2024


The Acute Care Surgery Division at Thomas Jefferson University is proud to offer a one-year ACGME accredited Surgical Critical Care Fellowship. As a quaternary referral center located in vibrant center city Philadelphia, Jefferson offers a high acuity surgical ICU experience that includes complex elective and emergent general surgery, advanced surgical oncology and multi-organ transplantation. Additionally, Jefferson is one of only a few Level I trauma and regional resource spinal cord injury centers in the country and is also the region's hand replant center as well as burn center, thus providing a unique mix of multi-injured patients. Training is provided in ECMO, ventricular assist devices and neuro-critical care as well.

Program started 2013

How to apply  - (215) 955-6864 (phone) , (215) 955-2878 (fax)

Qualifications: To be eligible for application for the fellowship program, residents must have completed at least three clinical years in an ACGME-accredited surgical or surgical sub-specialty graduate medical educational program.

Applications are received exclusively through the Surgical Critical Care Program Directors Society (SCCPDS) SCC and ACS Fellowship Application Service (SAFAS) and the program participates in the SCC Match through the NRMP. Jefferson's application deadline is July 1. Interviews are conducted May through early August annually.

Research opportunities

Fellows are encouraged and supported to participate in and produce at least one scholarly project during their fellowship.

About the hospital

  • Beds: 937
  • ICU beds: 105
  • Annual ED visits: 120000
  • Annual trauma admissions: 2250
  • Trauma faculty: 23

Fellowship procedures

  • Total surgical (annually): 100
  • General surgical: 65%
  • Trauma: 35%
  • Blunt trauma: 86%
  • Penetrating trauma: 14%


1015 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102


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