Grady Memorial Hospital

Affiliated with Emory University School of Medicine — Atlanta, GA

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1-year
  • Positions available: 1
  • Salary: $90,000
  • Program Director: Jason D. Sciarretta, MD, FACS

Last updated: December 06, 2020

Marcus Trauma Center of Grady Memorial Hospital is the only Level 1 trauma center in Atlanta verified by the American College of Surgeons. Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery at Grady, is currently accepting applications for its 2021-2022 Acute Care Surgery (ACS) Fellowship. This is a 1-year program fully accredited by the AAST at a premier academic trauma center in the heart of Atlanta. This fellowship will provide a robust clinical experience in trauma and emergency general surgery. At this time, the fellow will work closely with ACS faculty, additional ACS fellows, APPs, and surgical residents from both Emory and Morehouse Schools of Medicine. The ACS service performs a broad spectrum of surgical procedures including trauma, emergency general surgery, and outpatient elective general surgery. Focused clinical experiences during the academic year will also include elective rotations in PM&R, vascular, orthopedics, and thoracic surgery. Opportunities in ACS research are available and encouraged. The ideal candidate for this fellowship desires a career in trauma and emergency general surgery. Upon completion of this training program, the candidate will be prepared to join and provide comprehensive trauma care in a major trauma center.

Program started 2021

How to apply

Qualifications: All applicants must have completed general surgery residency and a surgical critical care fellowship to be eligible. Georgia state medical license and active ATLS is required prior to starting fellowship.

Interested applicants should submit the following: 1) curriculum vitae; 2) one-page personal statement summarizing your experience, research, and career goals; 3) two faculty letters of recommendation; 4) U.S. citizen status. 5) certificate completion of general surgery residency and surgical critical care. Please send as a single PDF file to Dr. Jason D. Sciarretta

About the hospital

  • Beds: 800
  • ICU beds: 40
  • Annual trauma admissions: 5000
  • Trauma faculty: 15

Fellowship procedures

  • Total surgical (annually): 2000
  • General surgical: 20%
  • Trauma: 80%
  • Blunt trauma: 70%
  • Penetrating trauma: 30%


69 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive, SW
Atlanta, GA 30303


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