Trauma Surgery Fellowship

Trauma Surgery Fellowship

Length: 1 year
Number of positions available: 2
Type of fellowship: clinical and research
Facilities: Montreal General Hospital
Fellowship Program Director: Dr. Tarek Razek

Information: The trainee must have successfully completed a full specialty program.  At the conclusion of this fellowship, the candidate is expected to prioritize and coordinate the acute resuscitation and treatment of the multiply injured based on advanced trauma life support principles.  He will further learn to coordinate acute care between multiple services.  He should be familiar with the operative and non-operative management of life and limb-threatening injuries and acquire decision-making skills for complex multiple-injured patients.  He will also be responsible for the ongoing care and co-ordination with other specialties in management of the trauma patients in ICU, the wards, as well as involvement in the organization of appropriate rehabilitation.

The Fellow would be expected to collaborate with hematology on the first 2 projects and in the field of hemorrhage control.  The Fellow will continue the research he initiated during his fellowship on the use of angiography in arresting hemorrhage from pelvic fractures and solid organs. This is a joint initiative from radiology and the division of trauma. The Fellow is expected to submit at least 2 manuscripts and present at 2 major trauma meetings.

For more information on this fellowship, please contact:

Dr. Tarek Razek
Director, Trauma Fellowship Program
Program Director, General Surgery Program
1650 Cedar Avenue, L8.136
Montreal, Quebec  H3G 1A1
T:  514-934-1934