Methodist Health System

Affiliated with Methodist Health System — Dallas, TX

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Positions available: 1
  • Salary: PGY5 - $64,355.36; PGY6 - $65,782.73 ; PGY7 - $67,374.80
  • Program Director: Dr. Manuel Lorenzo

Last updated: December 20, 2016

Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program at Methodist Dallas Medical Center:
The Methodist Health System Surgical Critical Care Fellowship is growing, starting with our first fellow in July 2013. The Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program received full accreditation from the ACGME effective July, 2013. Our Fellowship is a one year program that prepares trainees in all areas of surgical critical care.

The Surgical Critical Care Lecture Series is based on the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s resident ICU Course which incorporates both the basic science information and the clinical practice components in the lectures:
• Airway-Management
• Arrhythmias
• Mechanical Ventilation
• Antibiotic-resistant Infections
• Sedation/Analgesia
• Shock
• Hemostasis
• Venous Thromboembolism/Pulmonary-Embolism
• Therapeutic Hypothermia
• Nutrition
• Hepatic Failure
• Endocrine Issues in Critically Ill Patients
• Ethics/End-of-Life
• Medical Errors
• Burns
• Sepsis
• Traumatic Neurologic Injuries
• Pharmacokinetics
• Pregnancy Related Critical Illness
• Acute Lung Injury/ARDS
• Cardiac Perioperative Care
• Ultrasound
• Coagulopathy
• Blood Product Utilization and Complications
• Infection Prevention and Control
• ICU Utilization and Stewardship

The Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Faculty is comprised of 5 board certified surgical intensivists dedicated to patient care and teaching We offer our fellows weekly conferences, monthly journal clubs and discussion of critically ill patients in the SICU.

Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Goal:
The goal of the Methodist Dallas Surgical Critical Care Fellowship program is to provide in-depth training and education relating to the treatment of critically ill patients in the SICU and to secure the highest quality care for all critically ill and injured patients. The program at Methodist is designed to produce competent intensivists upon graduation from the fellowship. Applicants must have completed an approved general surgery residency or emergency medicine residency with an additional year of general surgery training.

Program started 2013

How to apply  - (214) 947-2315 (phone) , (214) 947-2361 (fax)

Qualifications: Applicants must have completed an approved general surgery residency or emergency medicine residency with an additional year of general surgery training.

To be considered for an interview, your application must be complete prior to August 15th. An application is considered complete when we have received all of the following:

• Completed application through the SAFAS-SCCPDS site
• Three letters of recommendation
• Copy of medical school transcript

After all applications are reviewed, candidates granted interviews will be contacted by email.
The fellowship program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

Questions/Contact Us:
If you have any questions about our program or the application process, we invite you to contact Katherine Flesher, the Methodist Surgical Critical Care Fellowship coordinator, at or 214-947-2315 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Central time.

About the hospital

  • Beds: 515
  • ICU beds: 36
  • Trauma faculty: 7

Fellowship procedures


1441 N Beckley Avenue
Dallas, TX 75203


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