The Carolinas Medical Center Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship participates in Orthopaedic Trauma Association Fellowship … Orthopaedic trauma fellows perform initial evaluations of new patients admitted overnight, evaluate their x-rays, clinical exam, and develop an operative plan for these patients. They will also be asked to make two presentations of one hour each to the orthopaedic residents on a trauma topic of their choice. Trauma fellows evaluate patients on whom they have operated on a daily basis helping to direct their plan and daily care with the remainder of the orthopaedic trauma team. The Division of Orthopaedic Trauma performs approximately 2400 cases annually, and is growing at 10% per year. Providing trauma care for 65,000 square miles, the Division of Trauma at Vanderbilt University Hospital handles 3,600 acute trauma admissions annually. Fellowship - Vanderbilt University -- Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Vanderbilt University. Thank you very much for your interest in a fellowship with the Division of Orthopaedic Trauma at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The trauma program at Vanderbilt is unique in that surgical residents gain exposure to the problems of both urban and rural trauma care. We know you will have many opportunities, but feel we have a very special opportunity here. Welcome to the AAST Trauma Fellowships database. Trauma Fellow. Although fellows will be board eligible with 24 months of training, the program encourages a 36 month commitment to prepare fellows for an academic research career. The Medical Center is well served by a very strong General Surgery Trauma Unit under the direction of John Morris, MD, FACS. We accept two fellows per year and provide them with one day per week for academic and/or research pursuits. The Department of Surgery is dedicated to providing outstanding clinical care, educating the next generation of surgical leaders, advancing medical knowledge through cutting-edge research, and pursuing academic excellence for all endeavors. Fellowship Director, Division of Orthopaedic Trauma Vanderbilt faculty are also the PI on two of nine Department of Defense studies that have received $70 million to perform multicenter projects through a Trauma Consortium (METRC). We have the expertise and experience to help you get back to your normal activities as soon as possible. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action. Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery  Trauma fellows occasionally evaluate new consults in the emergency department prior to transfer to the operating room and/or trauma unit. Teaching: Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities. Clinical Fellow ... Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action. Issues with this site? Orthopaedic trauma fellows then work in a mentorship-like relationship with an orthopaedic trauma faculty in the operating room. We have five orthopaedic trauma faculty members dedicated to the fellowship program. 82% of trauma admissions are from blunt trauma, and the annual growth of trauma admissions is 6% per year. We would also encourage you to visit our Department’s clinical web site at http://www.VanderbiltOrthopaedics.com so that you can get an overview of our services. Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Faculty. We train nearly 40 fellows per year in our general fellowship and advanced sub-specialty training programs. Fellow Instructor. Trauma-Informed Teaching During COVID-19. 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