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Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Fellowship Program

Department of Surgery, University of Ottawa

The Ottawa Hospital offers a one-year funded clinical fellowship in Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. The fellowship is designed to prepare general surgeons for imaginative and dynamic careers dedicated to caring for patients with acutely life-threatening surgical conditions.

Clinical Excellence

The fellowship provides a high volume of trauma experience and acute care surgery. Trauma/ACS fellows serve as Trauma Team Leader and junior attending for Acute Care Surgery, and are responsible for directing patient management, teaching, and quality improvement initiatives. In addition to the trauma and acute care surgery blocks, fellows will rotate through highly relevant surgical subspecialties including, Thoracic Surgery and Vascular Surgery.  The fellow will also have the opportunity to participate and teach in structured educational curricula including the ATLS, RTTDC, TEAM and the StopTheBleed® Course. The fellow will have the opportunity to attend a trauma-related conference.

Academic Excellence

There are research responsibilities to manage at least one project during the year as well a Grand Round presentation, Morbidity and Mortality round and participating in undergraduate and graduate educational activities. There will be expectation in participating in the Quality Improvement process.

Application and Inquiries

One-year funded position from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023 at The Ottawa Hospital – Civic Campus through the University of Ottawa.

Applicants should have completed a full General Surgery residency and qualify for independent practice license with College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Applications will be accepted until September 30, 2021.  Please submit your CV, personal statement and 2 letters of reference.

Applications and inquiries to be sent to:

Dr. Jacinthe Lampron, Trauma Medical Director
Ottawa Regional Trauma Program
The Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus
1053 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4E9
P: 613-798-5555 ext. 19600
F: 613-761-5393

Last updated on: May 31st, 2021