SCC Fellowship Structure

One year clinical fellowship with 13 four-week rotations: ten in Critical Care (SICU, CVC ICU, BICU), one in research and two elective rotations, which can be split into two weeks per elective. Electives include CCMU, CICU, Neuro-ICU, Pediatric ICU, Acute Nephrology, Nutrition, Airway Management, ECHO, ECMO, Burn. Pediatric critical care fellows spend ten rotations in Peds SCC, with one rotation in each of SICU, CVC ICU and BICU.

SCC Fellow Responsibilities

  • Direct patient care - pre-operative assessment, operative, and post-operative management
  • Communication with the primary surgical teams
  • Communication with patient families
  • Supervision and education of SCC residents
  • Resolution of ICU bed allocation issues
  • Coordination of SCC transfers into the University of Michigan Health System
  • ECMO coverage
  • SCC clinical research


Weekly Educational Schedule

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Journal Club (3X/month) SICU Morbidity & Mortality (1X/month) Core Curriculum Conference Click for additional details General Surgery Death & Complications

The educational program also includes quality improvement initiatives, morbidity/mortality conferences, grand rounds, and hands-on research and manuscript preparation.