University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center

Affiliated with University of Miami — Miami, FL

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Positions available: 7
  • Salary: $57,815 - $60,441 (plus benefits)
  • Program Director: Louis R. Pizano, MD, MBA

Last updated: September 10, 2013

Academic Fellowship program assigned to train future leaders in Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. There are a total of 7 RRC approved Surgical Critical Care positions in the first year with an additional position in the first year for other learners. Four (4) fellows continue on to the second year of Trauma Surgery. Program is academic with multiple teaching, conferences which cover an extensive curriculum in Surgical Critical Care and conferences on the operative skills of Trauma Surgery. First year fellows fulfill to ABS requirements rendering them eligible for the ABS Surgical Critical examination. First year fellows also has operative experience. The second year Trauma Surgery consists entirely of operative Trauma Surgery and Acute Care Surgery. Fellows perform all cardiac, thoracic and vascular cases.

Program started 1974

How to apply

Qualifications: Completion of General Surgery Residency

Louis R. Pizano, MD, MBA
Ryder Trauma Center (D-40)
P.O. Box 016960
Miami, FL 33101

About the hospital

  • Beds: 1500
  • ICU beds: 44
  • Annual ED visits: 100000
  • Annual trauma admissions: 3600
  • Trauma faculty: 15

Fellowship procedures

  • Total surgical (annually): 4000
  • General surgical: 50%
  • Trauma: 50%
  • Blunt trauma: 70%
  • Penetrating trauma: 30%


1800 NW 10th Ave
Miami, FL 33136

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