University of California, Irvine Medical Center

Affiliated with University of California, Irvine School of Medicine — Orange, CA

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Positions available: 3
  • Salary: PGY 6
  • Program Director: Matthew Dolich, MD, FACS

Last updated: February 07, 2024


UC Irvine Medical Center is an ACS-verified Level I Trauma and Burn Center with over 2300 annual admissions. There are over 3600 annual admissions to the intensive care unit with a broad range of surgical pathology. Extensive exposure to trauma resuscitation, operative management, and ICU procedures is provided. The faculty consists of 9 surgeons all board-certified in Surgical Critical Care.

Program started 1994

How to apply

Qualifications: - SAFAS Application
- CV
- Personal Statement
- 3 Letters of recommendation
- USMLE and/or COMLEX transcript
- ABSITE transcript
-Applicants from international medical schools must be ECFMG certified at time of application.
- A valid unrestricted California Medical License (or eligible to apply) and must be licensed by 8/1 of the academic year you will start.
- Unexpired ATLS and ACLS status of 8/1 of the academic year you will start.

Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery Fellowship Application Service (SAFAS)

About the hospital

  • Beds: 424
  • ICU beds: 6000
  • Annual ED visits: 55000
  • Annual trauma admissions: 5500
  • Trauma faculty: 10

Fellowship procedures

  • Penetrating trauma: 8%


101 The City Drive
Orange, CA 92868

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