Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Affiliated with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso — El Paso, TX

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Positions available: 2
  • Salary:
  • Program Director: Dr. Susan McLean

Last updated: April 15, 2024

There are eight months spent in the Surgical ICU, two months of Daytime Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, and a list of selective rotations including Pediatric ICU, Cardiovascular Services (surgical plus medical) ICU, and Neurosciences ICU. There is a written didactic curriculum with asynchronous and synchronous learning activities presented weekly during a protected time didactics session.

The learning environment is in an ACS Verified Level I trauma center surgery department and hospital. The catchment area serves over 1.5 million patients covering the cities of El Paso, Texas, Las Cruces, New Mexico, and most of southern and southeastern New Mexico. There are also some admissions from Mexico as the United States-Mexican Border is three miles away from El Paso. The trauma volume has exceeded 3,000 for the past three years.

Completed or will complete an ACGME Accredited 5-year General Surgery Residency by August 2024.

Qualifications: J-1 Visas accepted. Candidates must have completed a five-year General Surgery residency and must apply through the SAFAS website.

Apply through SAFAS website.
See our page for additional information.

Program started 2024

How to apply


Send CV and 3 LOR's to yesenia.harper@ttuhsc.edu.

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4800 Alberta Ave.
El Paso, TX 79905

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