University of New Mexico Hospital

Affiliated with University of New Mexico — Albuquerque, NM

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Positions available: 2
  • Salary:
  • Program Director: Jasmeet S. Paul MD, FACS

Last updated: January 31, 2017

The University of New Mexico is pleased to offer an ACGME accredited Surgical Critical Care Fellowship through the Department of Surgery starting August 1, 2017. The University of New Mexico Hospital (UNMH) in Albuquerque is the only ACS verified Level 1 Trauma Center in the state and has a busy surgical critical care practice. The fellowship is overseen by 6 Trauma/Critical Care faculty and the fellows will interact with intensivists from other specialities. Fellows will spend 6 months in the Trauma Surgical ICU, 3 months in the CardioVascular ICU and 2 months the Neurosciences ICU all at UNMH.

The UNMH serves as the major referral for tertiary and quaternary care in New Mexico as well as parts of the surrounding states, serving a population of 1.2 million people. A Surgical Critical Care fellow will manage patients that span the depth and breadth of surgical critical care issues in a high volume practice. UNM HSC is one of only 29 institutions nationally that has both an NIH (NCI) designated Cancer Center (Comprehensive Cancer Center) and a CTSC. UNMH has 629 beds for adult, pediatric and psychiatric care

Preferred applicants will have completed an ACGME-approved surgical residency and be either Board certified or eligible. General Surgery Residents who will have completed at least three categorical years in an RRC approved residency program are also welcome to apply.

Program started 2017

How to apply  - (505) 925-7671 (phone) , (505) 272-8145 (fax)

Qualifications: Completion of at least three clinical years in an ACGME-accredited graduate educational program in general surgery. Preferred applicants will have completed an ACGME-approved surgical residency and be either Board certified or eligible.

The following documents are requested:

1) Curriculum vitae

2) Personal statement

3) Three letters of recommendation (One from Program Director)

4) Milestone Evaluation: Mid-Year 2015-2016 (If applicable)

please contact our program coordinator Renee Pepin

About the hospital

  • Beds: 696
  • ICU beds: 72
  • Annual ED visits: 90000
  • Annual trauma admissions: 2500
  • Trauma faculty: 6

Fellowship procedures

  • Total surgical (annually): 19460
  • Blunt trauma: 80%
  • Penetrating trauma: 20%


2211 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87104


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