University of Minnesota - Critical Care

Affiliated with University of Minnesota — Minneapolis, MN

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1 or 2 years
  • Positions available: 4
  • Salary: $59,361
  • Program Director: Melissa Brunsvold, M.D.

Last updated: November 12, 2013

The University of Minnesota maintains an RRC accredited surgical critical care fellowship. The fellowship is one year in duration, with an optional second year of research. Fellows rotate for 2-3 months at 4 sites—University of Minnesota Medical Center, Regions Hospital (a Level I Trauma Center), North Memorial Medical Center (a Level 1 Trauma Center), and Hennepin County Medical Center (a Level I Trauma Center). The combination of clinical experience and research opportunities allows fellows to apply new advances in critical care to complicated patients. Our busy clinical environment is integrated with an academic atmosphere that stimulates and nurtures crucial research and professional development.

Program started 1991

How to apply  - (612) 625-7911 (phone) , (612) 626-0439 (fax)

Qualifications: Completion of at least three clinical years in an ACGME-accredited graduate educational program in one of the following specialties: anesthesiology, emergency medicine, neurological surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopaedic surgery, otolaryngology, surgery, thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, or urology.

Melissa Brunsvold, M.D.
Department of Surgery
University of Minnesota
420 Delaware Street, SE, MMC 195
Minneapolis, MN 55455\

About the hospital

  • Beds: 885
  • ICU beds: 57
  • Annual ED visits: 57299
  • Annual trauma admissions: 538
  • Trauma faculty: 12

Fellowship procedures

  • Total surgical (annually): 6188
  • Blunt trauma: 90%
  • Penetrating trauma: 10%


420 Delaware Street
Minneapolis, MN 55455


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