University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

Affiliated with University of Iowa — Iowa City, IA

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Positions available: 2
  • Salary: $61,400-$67,700
  • Program Director: Kent Choi, MD

Last updated: July 05, 2017

one year ACGME-accredited Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program. The core curriculum will consist of a 12-month clinical fellowship in the Surgical Critical Intensive Care Service, the time of which is divided into 13 four-week blocks. All trainees will spend at least 10 blocks in the SICU, and rotate to other intensive care units which provide extended educational experiences suited to the need of the fellow. Each trainee will be required to complete a minimum of 10 blocks of time in the critical care setting, 2 blocks of time in elective unit, with 1 block of time reserved for vacation (3 weeks) and meetings (1 week).

Other ICU rotations include: MICU, PICU, NICU, CVICU and Burn Unit.
Elective rotations include: Infectious Disease, Emergency General Surgery, Pulmonary/Bronchoscopy, ECHO Lab, Nephrology, Palliative Care, Trauma, Anesthesia, Vascular Lab and Research.

Program started 2007

How to apply  - (319) 356-7892 (phone) , (319) 356-3392 (fax)

Qualifications: Qualifications include the completion of at least 3 years in an accredited graduate educational program in the disciplines of general surgery, neurosurgery, urology or obstetrics and gynecology as a pre-requisite.

Visit to complete the application and submit it along with a photo, CV and 3 letters of recommendation.

Research opportunities

Each fellow is assigned a Research Mentor at the beginning of the year who will assist the fellow in planning, developing and completing an ACGME-required academic project to be presented at the end of the year.

About the hospital

  • Beds: 761
  • ICU beds: 128
  • Annual ED visits: 58000
  • Annual trauma admissions: 1286
  • Trauma faculty: 7

Fellowship procedures

  • Blunt trauma: 10%
  • Penetrating trauma: 90%


Department of Surgery
Iowa City, IA 52242


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