The Fellow will work under the medical supervision of advanced practice clinicians and physicians on their respective rotations, and will gain independence as the year progresses. Overnight call shifts will constitute a part of the weekly schedule, in an effort to offer ample opportunity for clinical experience and high acuity patients. The Fellow will undergo quarterly evaluations with the Program and Medical Directors.

Responsibilities

  • Prioritization of patient care, proper documentation, and preparedness for daily patient rounds, ensuring an efficient work flow
  • Develop and implement appropriate treatment plans
  • Order and interpret appropriate diagnostic testing
  • Maintain a self-directed learning approach
  • Team lead in all Trauma I and II activations
  • Team lead in all hospital-wide Massive Transfusion Response Team activations
  • Attend and participate in all didactic components (see below)
  • Perform a clinical research project culminating in a presentation at our annual Excellence in Trauma Care Conference, an abstract that meets submission requirements to a chosen journal, and ultimately a manuscript
  • Prepare small presentations for Trauma Morning Report or weekly Trauma Grand Rounds as requested
  • Completion of Advanced Trauma Life Support course
  • Maintain ongoing communication with the Program and Medical Directors

Curriculum

Clinical Rotations:

  • Trauma Surgery & Critical Care
  • Pulmonary Critical Care
  • Anesthesia
  • Neurosurgery & Neurocritical Care
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pharmacy
  • Ultrasound and Radiology
  • Elective options

Didactic Components:

  • Trauma Morning Report, daily
  • Trauma Grand Rounds, weekly
  • Trauma Journal Club, every 3 months
  • Didactic Trauma & Critical Care Lecture Series, weekly
  • Pharmacy Resident Journal Club, weekly
  • Morbidity and Mortality conference, monthly
  • Emergency Medicine Residency conference, weekly
  • One CME conference ($ for travel and fees covered with a specified limit), annually

Schedule

  • Generally the Fellow will work 6 days per week, including 2 overnight call-shifts, totaling approximately 80 hours per week
  • Didactic time is included and protected (conferences, research and lecture series)
  • Schedules will include weekends and holidays
  • When rotating on other services, the schedule will vary
  • The Fellow will be given 10 days of paid vacation and 3-5 days paid for an annual CME/conference