Acute Care Surgery Fellowship
Program Director: Jose J. Diaz, MD, CNS, FACS, FCCM
Program Coordinator: Josanne Walker
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The Acute Care Surgery Fellowship program at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center is an American Association for the Surgery of Trauma verified program for a total of 3 positions.
Acute Care Surgery Fellows must have successfully completed a General Surgery Residency and a Surgical Critical Care fellowship year to be able to matriculate into the second year as an “Instructors in Surgery”.
Qualified applicants should meet the following prerequisites:
- Completion of approved general surgery residency
- Board eligibility or certification by the American Board of Surgery
- Established ability as a teacher of medical students and residents.
- Ability to obtain a State of Maryland Medical License
The fellowship year is divided into two major components to meet the AAST curriculum.
I. Core Rotations (6 month): The fellow rotates on these services as a junior attending with a senior attending to mentor and supervise the fellows progress.
- Trauma @ RAC STC
- ACES @UMMC
- Soft Tissue @RAC STC
- Trauma / Emergency General Surgery @ Prince George
II. Required Rotations (3 month): The fellow rotates on these services as a clinical fellow to obtain additional clinical and operative experience in these specific clinical areas.
- Thoracic Surgery (Upper Chesapeake Hospital)
- Vascular Surgery (UMMC / BWMC / VA)
- Transplant / Hepatobiliary / Organ Harvest Team Call (UMMC)
- 2 months
V. Additional Training
- IVC Filter Program