Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

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100% Board Pass Rate | 100 % Match Rate | 100% Job Placement 

Program Basics:

» Established 2006, ACGME accredited
» Length: One year w/ possible non-accredited second year
» Twelve months CC training at a Level One Trauma Center; primary rotation in STICU
» Limited in-house call (1-2 days/month)
» Weekend rounding approximately two week-ends per month (comp. by noon)
» Respond to Level A (high-level) traumas
» Operative cases on ICU patients
» Lead CC teaching conference (2/month)
» 3-4 months of elective critical care rotations
» Moonlighting opportunities available, if desired

Why choose MUSC Surgical Critical Care?

» Fellow participation in both research and quality-improvement projects
» Program pays for attendance of one national conference (regardless of presenting) and one education course of their choice (i.e. ECMO, ATOM, ASSET)
» Program pays for attendance of one national conference if presenting
» Exposure to wide patient population of critically ill patients, including transplant, ENT, ECMO with the future addition of a Burn ICU
» Opportunity to design elective portion of rotation to reflect personal career choice (i.e. Interventional Radiology, CVICU, Cardiac Anesthesia, PICU, NSICU, etc.)

Nationally Recognized Faculty:

Bruce Crookes, M.D. 
» 2017 President of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma 

Cynthia Talley, M.D.
» Board of Directors for the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST). Serves as the Education Division Chair
» Chair of the Member Service Committee of the Young Fellows Association (YFA) of the American College of Surgeons for a two-year term
» Inaugural Cohort of the ACS Certificate in Applied Surgical Education Leadership Program 

Heather Evans, M.D., MS
» Member of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign Steering Committee for the Society of Critical Care Medicine
» Co-author on Evaluation of Wound Photography for Remote Postoperative Assessment of Surgical Site Infections published online in JAMA Surgery

Evert Eriksson, M.D.
» Chair of the Lowcountry Regional Trauma Advisory Council (LC-RTAC)
» Member of the Western Trauma Association

Stephen Fann, M.D. 
» President of the South Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. 

Steven Kahn, M.D.
» Co- chair of the Lowcountry Regional Trauma Advisory Council (LC-RTAC)