Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program

NRMP# 2918442F0

The Surgical Critical Care Fellowship within the Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, is designed to train board-eligible or board-certified surgeons in all phases of the care of the severely injured and critically ill surgical patient. It prepares the Fellow to function with advanced skills suited for either an academic or clinical career.

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, a 610-bed facility located in New Brunswick, NJ, is the core teaching hospital of RWJMS and one of only three state designated, ACS verified Level 1 Trauma Centers in New Jersey. RWJUH is a tertiary referral center for cardiac, vascular and neuroscience services as well as home to the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. The Trauma service sees more than 2600 level one trauma alerts a year with 15-20% suffering penetrating injuries. The critical care service cares for over 1100 critically ill patients per year. The Faculty consists of seven fulltime, fellowship trained, trauma surgeons. Robert Wood Johnson has a human simulation training center, provides educational courses such as ATLS, ACLS, ASSET and ATOM for the region and is nationally recognized as a leader in disaster preparedness.

The position includes clinical responsibilities on the Surgical Critical Care Service with significant components of trauma, non-trauma, and neurosurgical critical care, Cardiac surgery critical care as well as a rotation in the MICU. The applicant must have completed an ACGME approved residency in General Surgery by start date. Candidate must be dedicated to the teaching of medical students, residents and nurse practitioners. There is strong support for both clinical and basic science research

Interested applicants should forward their current curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation to:

Matthew Lissauer, MD, FACS
Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
Associate Professor of Surgery
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
89 French Street
3rd floor, Room 3271
New Brunswick NJ 08901
Phone: (732) 235-7766
Fax: (732) 235-2964

Allissa Visconti
Program Supervisor
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Division of Acute Care Surgery
125 Paterson Street
Suite 6307
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Office  732 235 4959
Dept 732 235 7766
Fax  732 235 2964

Rutgers is an equal opportunity employer.