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: 2
  • Salary: $90,000
  • Program Director: Jason D. Sciarretta, MD, FACS

Last updated: October 24, 2022

Program started 2023

How to apply  - (954) 558-8231 (phone)

Qualifications: Marcus Trauma Center of Grady Memorial Hospital is the only Level 1 trauma center in Atlanta verified by the American College of Surgeons and is currently accepting applications for its 2023-2024 Acute Care Surgery (ACS) Fellowship. This is a 1-year program 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 ten full-time ACS faculty, additional ACS fellows, and surgical residents from both Emory and Morehouse Schools of Medicine. Previous completion of ATLS, general surgery residency and a surgical critical care fellowship is required. Candidates will receive a certificate from the AAST upon completion of the ACS fellowship year. Candidates must obtain a Georgia State medical license prior to start date. The ACS service at Grady Memorial Hospital 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 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.

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. Please send as a single PDF file to Dr. Jason D. Sciarretta at

About the hospital

  • Beds: 800
  • ICU beds: 40
  • Annual trauma admissions: 5800
  • Trauma faculty: 14

Fellowship procedures

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


69 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive, SW


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