University of Maryland Medical Center/R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

Affiliated with University of Maryland — Baltimore, MD

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Positions available: 1
  • Salary:
  • Program Director: Ashley Menne, MD, RDCS

Last updated: November 04, 2021


The Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS) Fellowship at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center is a fellowship created to provide advanced training in multiple modalities of extracorporeal life support including extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), molecular readsorbent recirculating system (MARS), continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT), and ventricular assist devices (VADs).

The ECLS fellowship is intended for physicians board eligible/ board certified in critical care (CCM, ACCM or SCC). Fellows will spend a majority of clinical time in the Lung Rescue Unit (LRU) and Cardiac Surgery ICU (CSICU), with elective time focused on cardiac extracorporeal support rotations.

The fellowship is not ACGME accredited and fellows will have appointment at the clinical instructor level in the appropriate department. Fellows will spend time as an attending intensivist one week a month in either the Multi-Trauma Critical Care (MTCC) Unit or Lung Rescue Unit (LRU).

Program started 2020

How to apply  - (410) 328-1201 (phone)

Qualifications: Board eligible in Critical Care by the start of ECLS Fellowship year.

Please apply no later than December 1,2021. Please email current CV, cover letter and three letters of recommendation to or .

Research opportunities

Elective time to pursue to research in ECLS.

About the hospital

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22 S. Greene Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

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