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Department of Surgery

Department of Surgery

The application process

The Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). All applicants are considered and appointments are made subject to the rules and regulations of the NRMP.

Interested applicants may apply in one of the two following ways. An application can be submitted through the SCC and ACS Fellowship Application Service of the Surgical Critical Care Program Directors Society (SAFAS). An application can be submitted directly to UC Davis by completing the UC Davis application form and returning it to the address below or to the e-mail address below. The application directly to UC Davis should also include a curriculum vitae, a passport photo and three letters of reference. The letters of reference may either accompany the application or be sent under separate cover.  

Interviews will occur throughout June, July, August and early September 2015. Scheduled dates for interviews will be available in early June 2015. Further information or clarification about the fellowship or the application process is available at the address and phone number below.

Applicant qualifications include:
1) Completion of approved general surgery residency
2) California license (or eligibility) and Board eligible or certified by the American Board of Surgery

To apply, please e-mail your application form, CV, passport size photo, and letter of intent to and have three letters of recommendation forwarded to the following address:

Christine S. Cocanour, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.C.C.M.
Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
Professor of Surgery
Division of Trauma and Emergency Surgery
UC Davis Medical Center
2315 Stockton Blvd, Room 4206
Sacramento, CA  95817
Telephone: (916) 734-7330
Fax: (916) 734-7755