The University of Toronto Trauma Program offers a 1 or 2 year clinical fellowship in Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. This program is offered across the two Level 1 trauma centers in Toronto, Canada: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and St. Michael’s Hospital. These two centers serve a population of over 6 million and with over 1800 trauma team activations (1400 ISS>15) annually. While the trauma fellowship includes elective time in an ICU environment, candidates who are seeking additional training in critical care might want to consider combining this fellowship with a critical care fellowship with or without accreditation by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Applications for candidates interested in beginning July 1st must be received by June 1 the previous year before.
The trauma surgeons are involved in a wide variety of research activities ranging from clinical epidemiology, trauma systems, education and simulation and critical care & sepsis. Fellows are encouraged to become involved in research
Clinical responsibilities will involve leading trauma resuscitations and overseeing care on a dedicated acute care/trauma service.
The fellows are involved in the teaching of medical students, residents, elective trainees and interdisciplinary staff as well as presenting at trauma conferences, trauma case teachings, trauma rounds and at the point of care.
FACS / FRCSC or equivalent training at an accrediated training institution in general surgery.
Letter of Intent
Three Reference Letters
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5
Apr 18, 2013