Fellowship Program

The University of Maryland Medical Center and the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center are now offering a post-graduate, Critical Care Fellowship for Nurse Practitioners either newly graduated or new to the Critical Care areas. One applicant will also be considered for the new Transplant Medicine Fellowship. Applicants may choose a Critical Care Medicine, Transplant Medicine or Trauma Track.. This is a 9 month Fellowship. Graduates are expected to give a 2 year commitment to work at STC/UMMC upon successful completion.

Nurse Practitioner Fellows become full time employees, with full time benefits.

Applications for the NP Fellowship are now open; interviews will take place in October, 2015 Please see below for application criteria. Application materials will not be accepted after Sept 20th. Applicants will begin in December, 2015. Three candidates will be chosen for this cohort by the end of October, 2015.  For more information, please contact Dr. Deborah Schofield at dschofield@umm.edu

The University of Maryland Medical Center and the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center are now offering a post-graduate, Critical Care Fellowship for Nurse Practitioners either newly graduated or new to the Critical Care areas. Applicants may choose a Critical Care Medicine or Trauma Track.

Program at a Glance

Critical Care Fellowship: Focusing on the care of the critically ill, this fellowship allows NP's to rotate through critical care settings such as neuro-critical care, and cardiac surgical critical care. UMMC is one of two hospitals in the country (the other being Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle), to be named the Leapfrog top hospital of the decade. Excellence in Critical care staffing is a crucial component of the Leapfrog certification. Magnet Designation (ANCC) was achieved in 2009.

Trauma Fellowship: Focusing on the care of the trauma and emergency surgery patient from admission to outpatient care, this fellowship allows NP's to rotate through admitting, critical care and specialty service teams such as neurosurgery and orthopedics.

The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center is regarded as one of the international standard-setters for the care of traumatic injuries. It's a multidisciplinary clinical, educational and research institution dedicated to both the prevention and management of severe injury and its consequences.

Program Eligibility

  • Graduation from an accredited Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program (CCNE or NLN).
  • Must be nationally board certified.
  • Must obtain a Maryland RN and CRNP license.
  • Must be able, in an unpredictable fast paced environment, to work weekends, nights, and 40-60 hour workweek, attend all lectures, simulation and clinical rotations.
  • Available for interview for a fellowship position in person.
         
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