Acute Care Surgery Fellowship – 2 positions

UNLV School of Medicine
Date Posted: January 25, 2019

Due to a recent expansion, UNLV School of Medicine is recruiting two general surgeons for a two year Fellowship in Acute Care Surgery starting on August 1, 2019 in Las Vegas. This Fellowship includes a one year ACGME-approved Surgical Critical Care Fellowship and the nation’s first AAST approved Acute Care Surgery Fellowship. The Acute Care Surgery curriculum includes trauma surgery, acute general surgery, pediatric surgery, thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, hepatobiliary surgery, neurologic surgery, orthopedic surgery, and interventional radiology. Electives are offered in burn surgery, colon and rectal surgery, rural surgery, and trauma systems. Training is completed at the University Medical Center, Nevada’s only Level 1 and Pediatric Trauma Center, only Burn Center, and the state’s busiest Emergency Department. The Trauma Center cares for 12,000 patients per year and had 3,400 admissions. Requirements include completion of an ACGME-approved residency in General Surgery and that the applicant be BC/BE. Applicants must also qualify for Nevada licensure and malpractice coverage. In addition to clinical excellence, a documented commitment to academic excellence is essential. Duties include active clinical participation on the surgical and critical care services, student and resident teaching, and research, all within the global mission of developing and expanding the program in its clinical and academic spheres.

How To Apply

Please send your most recent CV, personal statement, ABSITE scores for all levels of training, USMLE Step 1-3 scores, along with 3 letters of recommendation (one letter from current Chair or Program Director) to Susan Thompson at No phone calls please.

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