University of Missouri-Columbia

Affiliated with University of Missouri-Columbia — Columbia, MO

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1 year or 2 years
  • Positions available: 1
  • Salary:
  • Program Director: Sal Ahmad, MD, FACS

Last updated: January 05, 2024


The University of Missouri offers a one year program in Surgical Critical Care and a two year program in Acute Care Surgery. The Frank L. Mitchell Jr. MD ACS Level 1 Trauma Center serves a large mostly rural population. We provide burn and thermal injury care for Mid Missouri in addition to a very broad based Acute Care Service line clinical practice of Surgical Critical Care, Trauma Surgery, Emergency General Surgery and Elective General Surgery. The program's last RRC site visit resulted in continued full accreditation with no citations.

Program started 1990

How to apply  - (573) 884-1880 (phone) , (573) 884-8398 (fax)

Qualifications: Completion of three years of General Surgery in an ACGME approved training program are eligible.

Go to to apply.
If you have questions, please contact:
Melinda Lane
Program Coordinator, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
University of Missouri-Columbia
Department of Surgery, Division of Acute Care Surgery
One Hospital Drive, MC213
Columbia, MO 65212

Research opportunities

Clinical and basic science research projects are available for interested fellows. We are a member of the LITES Network and are participating in the CAVLIER study. Additional research interests and opportunities include: surgical education, Mastery Learning applications, IT applications in the SICU, rural trauma care delivery, surgical health policy advocacy, and more.

About the hospital

  • Beds: 562
  • ICU beds: 142
  • Annual ED visits: 75000
  • Annual trauma admissions: 2000
  • Trauma faculty: 6

Fellowship procedures

  • Total surgical (annually): 350
  • General surgical: 45%
  • Trauma: 55%
  • Blunt trauma: 88%
  • Penetrating trauma: 12%


1 Hospital Drive
Columbia, MO 65212


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