University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center

Affiliated with University of Massachusetts Medical School — Worcester, MA

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Positions available: 2
  • Salary: $40,000 (and up)
  • Program Director: Timothy A. Emhoff, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Last updated: September 09, 2011

The Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Massachusetts Medical School is based at the UMASS Memorial Health System in Worcester, Massachusetts. Rotations in three hospitals may be selected, giving the Fellow an opportunity to gain superb critical care training in both academic and community critical care settings. The University Hospital is a recognized tertiary referral facility for central and western Massachusetts, and is the recognized trauma center for the region.

Our facility provides all specialties, allowing additional experience in pediatric, general surgery, vascular, cardiothoracic, transplantation, burn, neurosurgical, and plastics and reconstructive critical care. Rotations may be selected in the medical ICU, and also at an ultramodern medical-surgical ICU at a community teaching hospital. The Fellowship combines all aspects of critical care training, including clinical care, research, and administration. Two fellows are accepted each year for the one year fellowship training period.

Program started 1989

How to apply

Qualifications: Board eligible general surgeon

Timothy A. Emhoff, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Associate Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Trauma & Surgical Critical Care
Department of Surgery

UMass Memorial Medical Center
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655

About the hospital

  • Beds: 725
  • ICU beds: 36
  • Annual ED visits: 75000
  • Annual trauma admissions: 1500
  • Trauma faculty: 5

Fellowship procedures

  • Blunt trauma: 93%
  • Penetrating trauma: 7%


55 North Lake Avenue
Worcester, MA 01655

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