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Acute Care Surgery Fellowship

Welcome! Hartford Hospital, the primary teaching hospital for the University of Connecticut, is accredited for a two-year Acute Care Surgery Fellowship by the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) Committee on Acute Care Surgery.

The Acute Care Surgery Fellowship consists of 12 months of Surgical Critical Care and 12 months of Emergency Surgery, Elective Surgery, and Trauma Surgery. During the Surgical Critical Care Year, the ACS Fellow rotates for 6 months in the Trauma/General Surgery ICU and will spend one month in the Pediatric ICU at Connecticut Children's Hospital. The remainder of the year will be spent rotating through the Neuro-trauma ICU, the Cardiothoracic surgery ICU, and the Palliative Care Service at Hartford Hospital. During the Second Fellowship Year, the ACS Fellow rotates through the Trauma Service, the Emergency General Surgery Service, the Orthopaedic, Thoracic, Neurosurgery, Transplant and Vascular Surgery Services.