Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Burn & Critical Care

LAC USC Regional Burn Center

The Plastic Surgery Division at the University of Southern California has just developed an unexpected vacancy in its Burn Program fellowship for the 20010-11 academic year. This is an ACGME accredited fellowship, a one year clinical training experience based in the Burn Unit at Los Angeles County General Hospital, with rotations at Rancho Los Amigos. The Burn Unit is verified by the American Burn Association/American College of Surgeons and admits 400 adult and pediatric patients each year. The Fellowship includes all aspects of acute and reconstructive burn care as well as adult and pediatric intensive care. By the completion of the Fellowship the trainee will be experienced in resuscitation, operative treatment, critical care, rehabilitation, and burn scar reconstruction The burn fellow functions as a junior attending participating in all aspects of burn care. There is ample opportunity for basic science and clinical research. Applicants must have completed a minimum of three years of clinical training in plastic or general surgery and be eligible for licensing in California.

Interested parties should contact Jackie Stout at (323) 409-8597; jackie.stout@med.usc.edu or Warren Garner, MD at (323) 407-7750; wgarner@surgery.usc.edu