The one-year Trauma Care Fellowship at Hartford Hospital provides a unique experience with opportunities to develop clinical, education, leadership, research and administrative skills.
The Fellowship places emphasis on pre-hospital care, air/ground transport systems, resuscitation and operative and nonoperative management of multiple system injury patients in the settings of critical care, acute care and rehabilitation.
You will participate, assist and have the opportunity to become an instructor in:
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course
Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) course
Trauma Simulation Education course
Trauma Ultrasound course
In addition, you will have the opportunity to gain experience with the following:
A two-year Fellowship combining Trauma and Surgical Critical Care (Critical Care in an ACGME Accredited Program) is available to qualified applicants. Graduates of this two-year program are eligible for the certifying examination in Critical Care. A funded, full-time research opportunity is also available for those wishing to select this pathway.
Trauma Fellows will be provided a PGY-6 yearly salary and receive three weeks paid vacation per year. Time and reimbursement of expenses for professional meetings is prearranged through the department director and exclusive of vacation.
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All applicants must be board certified/eligible from an ACGME approved surgical residency.
About Hartford Hospital
We are an 800-bed, tertiary care facility, ACS/COT verified, state designated Level I Trauma Center admitting an excess of 1,700 trauma patients yearly. Of this group, 1,500 are evaluated for multiple system injuries (90% blunt and 10% penetrating trauma).
Our LIFE STAR
helicopter transport system provides over 1,300 patient transports annually.
Hartford Hospital has distinctive programs in cardiovascular surgery, surgical oncology, and transplantation (including heart and liver).
Hartford Hospital is the major teaching hospital for the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and performs over 40,000 surgical procedures each year and over 2,500 SICU admissions.
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For further information, contact:
Lenworth M. Jacobs, MD, MPH, FACS
Professor and Chairman, Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, Hartford Hospital
80 Seymour Street, P.O. Box 5037
Hartford, CT 06102-5037