Los Angeles County-Harbor UCLA Medical Center

Affiliated with University of California-Los Angeles — Los Angeles, CA

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Positions available: 1
  • Salary: PGY 6
  • Program Director: David S. Plurad, MD, FACS

Last updated: April 07, 2017

The Department of Surgery, Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA seeks one fellow in Surgical Critical Care to commence July 1st, 2017. Qualified applicants should have completed a residency in general surgery by this date. We will consider an applicant who has completed three years in general surgery if it is anticipated that the individual will return to the core program and graduate. This one year fellowship in SCC is an ACGME accredited program in the Department of Surgery and is administered by the Division of Trauma/ Acute Care Surgery/ Surgical Critical Care. Graduates will be eligible to sit for the American Board of Surgery certification examination for added qualification in SCC. Harbor-UCLA is a robust ACS level I trauma center; one of only four in the Los Angeles County system. There are required rotations in the Harbor-UCLA adult Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU), the Harbor-UCLA Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU), the Los Angeles County- University of Southern California (LAC + USC) Burn Center and the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). There are also rotations dedicated to research and an elective rotation (one month each).

How to apply

Please send CV and three letters of reference to: dplurad@dhs.lacounty.gov

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