University of California: San Francisco - San Francisco General Hospital

Affiliated with University of California, San Francisco — San Francisco, CA

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Positions available: 2
  • Salary: $77, 554 + housing stipend.
  • Program Director: Andre Campbell, M.D.,FACS, Ronald Tesoriero M.D.,FACS

Last updated: February 02, 2021


The Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG) is a two-year fellowship in Surgical Critical Care (SCC) and Acute Care Surgery (ACS) set up to train the next generation of Critical Care leaders and educators who provide outstanding patient care to critically ill and injured patients.

The first year is composed of 8 months of multidisciplinary Critical Care in the ICU, 1 month of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 1 month of Hepatobiliary Surgery, and 1 month of Trauma Surgery. The fellow takes Trauma call weekly.

The second year is an Acute Care Surgery rotation with 20 weeks of Trauma/ ACS, 14 weeks of required rotations (Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery, Critical Care Echocardiography, Trauma Anesthesia) and 12 weeks of electives. Available electives include Research, Pediatric Trauma, Burns, Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery, and more.

Program started 1999

How to apply  - (628) 206-6427 (phone)

Qualifications: Completion of RRC-approved general surgical residency - ABS eligible

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

Contact the Fellowship Coordinator with questions.
Eric Henderson, Surgical Critical Care and Trauma/ Acute Care Surgery Fellowship Coordinator.

Research opportunities

Multiple ongoing research projects with trauma faculty.

About the hospital

  • Beds: 318
  • ICU beds: 14
  • Annual ED visits: 63000
  • Annual trauma admissions: 1670
  • Trauma faculty: 8

Fellowship procedures

  • Total surgical (annually): 2583
  • General surgical: 83%
  • Trauma: 17%
  • Blunt trauma: 25%
  • Penetrating trauma: 75%


UCSF @ Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center
San Francisco, CA 94110

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