Advocate llinois Masonic Medical Center

Affiliated with University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago — Chicago, IL

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Positions available: 1
  • Salary: $74,000.00+ based upon PG6
  • Program Director: Richard J. Fantus, MD.

Last updated: March 05, 2018


Urban Level I Trauma Center in Chicago with an active Surgical Critical Care Service providing consults on all SICU admissions. Interdisciplinary format with full surgical resident support.

One year ACGME Approved Surgical Critical Care/Trauma focused University of Illinois sponsored fellowship.

Applicants: Candidates who have completed a residency in general surgery

Start Date: August 1st

Advocate Illinois Masonic is an urban Level I trauma center with 280 beds providing trauma coverage to the northern third of Chicago. Approximately 20% of category I admissions are secondary to penetrating trauma. The surgical intensive care unit with over 750 admissions annually provides broad and multidisciplinary clinical experience that includes trauma, cardiothoracic, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, ENT, OB/GYNE, plastics in addition to general surgery and related subspecialties.

Your educational experience is overseen by 5 full time trauma/critical care faculty. A very hands on approach to surgical critical care is emphasized as one progresses through a comprehensive redesigned, multifaceted curriculum that includes lectures, journal clubs, and research opportunities.

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center is part of Advocate Healthcare an integrated healthcare delivery system and offers a competitive salary, benefits package, and supplemented housing.

You have an exceptional opportunity to acquire intense hands-on trauma and critical care experience in an urban setting.

We look forward to providing interested applicants with additional information.

Richard J. Fantus, MD, FACS
Medical Director Trauma Services
Chief, Section of Surgical Critical Care
Clinical Professor of Surgery University of Illinois College of Medicine

Program started 1990

How to apply  - (773) 296-7465 (phone)

Qualifications: PGY 5 from ACGME Certified Surgical Program

on-line application at

Research opportunities

Clinical research opportunities

About the hospital

  • Beds: 280
  • ICU beds: 12
  • Annual ED visits: 41000
  • Annual trauma admissions: 2000
  • Trauma faculty: 5

Fellowship procedures

  • Blunt trauma: 75%
  • Penetrating trauma: 25%


836 West Wellington Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657

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