University of Rochester Medical Center

Affiliated with University of Rochester — Rochester, NY

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Positions available: 2
  • Salary: $49,256 - $52,604
  • Program Director: Paul E. Bankey, MD PhD

Last updated: September 09, 2011

The Clinical Fellowship is split between the 25 Bed Kessler Family Trauma/Burn ICU and the 12 bed Surgical ICU at the 700-bed Strong Memorial Hospital. The Trauma, Burn, Emergency Surgery division includes 7 full-time Trauma/Critical Care Fellowship trained Attending Surgeons with dedicated interests in trauma management, pre-hospital system development, comprehensive burn care, surgical critical care, and management of post-injury organ dysfunction. The services are supported by an appropriate complement of house staff from the accredited General Surgery Program and Nurse Practitioners. The program includes rotations in the Surgical ICU that provides care for liver transplant, vascular, major oncologic, and several subspecialty surgical patients. An elective experience on the Burn Service or on the Trauma/Emergency Surgery service is offered. The program provides electives in the MICU and the separate Cardiac or Pediatric ICUs. The Strong Regional Trauma Center is the State Designated Level 1 Trauma Hospital for the Finger Lakes Region of New York and treats 2000 trauma patients/year. The Emergency Department records 80,000 visits/year and the Trauma Program is supported by a mature Regional EMS ground and air transport system.

Program started 1994

How to apply

Qualifications: Completed Accredited General Surgery Residency or minimum of 3 years postgraduate training in surgery with confirmed appointment to complete senior residency years.

Paul E. Bankey, M.D., PH.D

Associate Professor of Surgery

Department of Surgery
University of Rochester Medical Center
Department of Surgery, Box SURG
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642

About the hospital

  • Beds: 700
  • ICU beds: 37
  • Annual ED visits: 80000
  • Annual trauma admissions: 1800
  • Trauma faculty: 7

Fellowship procedures

  • Total surgical (annually): 16324
  • General surgical: 17%
  • Blunt trauma: 89%
  • Penetrating trauma: 11%


601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642


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