University of Kentucky

Affiliated with University of Kentucky — Lexington, KY

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1-2 years
  • Positions available: 2
  • Salary: $60,840 for PGY 6 (plus benefits) and Instructor salary for the 2nd year
  • Program Director: Cynthia Talley MD, FACS

Last updated: July 26, 2016

The University of Kentucky offers a 1 or 2 year trauma/surgical critical care/acute care surgery fellowship. This includes one year ACGME approved Surgical Critical Care residency. Applicants must be ACGME eligible.

UK Healthcare, located in Lexington, is a 900+ bed ACS verified level I tertiary referral trauma center serving rural central and southeastern Kentucky. The Section of Trauma/Critical Care/Emergency Surgery manages two intensive care units and provides coverage for the Trauma/Emergency Surgery Service. The service admits over 3500 trauma patients and 1000 general surgical emergencies each year. This is a true acute care surgery experience providing continuity of care including operative interventions averaging 150 operations/fellow for the first year. The program adheres to the ACGME work hour rules. Night call is 1/week in-house and intermittently from home, every other weekend off. Clinical and basic science research projects are available and encouraged. The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Program Website:
Program Start Date: August 1

Program started 1993

How to apply  - (859) 323-6346 (phone) , (859) 323-6840 (fax)

Qualifications: BE/BC General Surgery or current General Surgery Resident

SAFAS Applications accepted through August 1st.
Anticipate Interviews June-August.

About the hospital

  • Beds: 900
  • ICU beds: 72
  • Annual ED visits: 60000
  • Annual trauma admissions: 3400
  • Trauma faculty: 7

Fellowship procedures

  • General surgical: 60%
  • Trauma: 40%
  • Blunt trauma: 90%
  • Penetrating trauma: 10%


University of Kentucky Medical Center
Lexington, KY 40536-0084

University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

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