We offer numerous weekly, monthly and quarterly learning activities for fellows. These include:

  • Grand Rounds
    • Presentations by full-time and community faculty, as well as faculty from other institutions. Such lectures often include content that provides a multidisciplinary approach to surgical patient care
    • Held two to three times per month for one hour
  • Mortality and Morbidity conferences
    • Case presentations that discuss complications and causes of death in patients admitted to the surgical teaching services
    • Held weekly for one hour
  • Visiting Professor Lecture Series
    • Visiting Professors are scheduled approximately four times per year. The Visiting Professor typically presents at Friday Grand Rounds
  • Journal Club
    • In conjunction with the assigned faculty member, residents present four journal articles regarding current patient management trends and new operative procedures. This forum provides residents with the ability to critically review journal articles as they relate to research design, methodology, statistics and implications for patient treatment. 
    • Held 6-7 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month
    • The fellow is encouraged to attend, but attendance is not mandatory
  • Fellow Journal Club
    • The fellow participates in weekly sessions with various faculty members for a Critical Care topical journal club
    • The fellow is responsible for selecting 3 appropriate journal articles on an assigned topic and discussing these in detail
    • This session lasts between 30 minutes to an hour
  • Multidisciplinary Journal Club
    • The fellow will provide or discuss 3-4 approved articles at the Multidisciplinary Journal Club
    • This meeting is held the last Wednesday of every other month (six times per year) from 5-6 p.m. Faculty from Surgery, Infectious Disease, Renal and Cardiology attend


Fellows complete a rotation in the burn trauma unit with elective anesthesia, cardiovascular intensive care unit, infectious disease, pulmonary, renal and research rotations.

Review the fellowship handbook for more information on our policies.