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For more information about our program, please contact Lacey Wyland, program coordinator, at (912) 350-8861.

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How to Apply

  • ERAS: 4421244131
  • NRMP: 1971442F0

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Mission Statement

The Memorial Health University Medical Center Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program’s mission is to develop the next generation of physicians and physician leaders. As a part of HCA Healthcare, we are driven by a single mission: Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.

This program is designed to offer residents a rewarding, educational environment where residents are provided individualized learning opportunities by faculty and staff who support and sustain one another throughout quality care delivery. Our faculty are committed to ensuring the residents' clinical experience and educational needs are fulfilled while expanding residents’ perspectives to be inclusive of cultures, values, and ideals.

Program Overview

Welcome to the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program at Memorial Health University Medical Center (MHUMC) and Mercer University School of Medicine in Savannah, Georgia.

We offer a one-year critical care fellowship that is focused on intense clinical experience. Our goals are to prepare the surgical intensivist to practice safe critical care with sound judgment, and to offer the education needed to pass the Certifying Examination in Surgical Critical Care of the American Board of Surgery.

Our seven core critical care faculty are double board-certified and trained at leading training institutions across the country. Our program is fully accredited by the ACGME residency review committee with one position per year.

The philosophy of the MHUMC Surgical Critical Care Fellowship program is to provide a setting in which advanced, highly skilled, adult education can take place. The faculty provides the opportunity for the fellow to not only acquire an in-depth knowledge of surgical critical care but also to develop both academically and professionally.

We are committed to providing excellent clinical exposure, as well as directed, expert instruction, promoting self-directed education, and fostering the refinement of the fellow's academic pursuits.

Our didactic curriculum follows the surgical critical care curriculum from Scientific American. We provide process improvement education, multidisciplinary rounding experience, research possibilities, professional development and teaching opportunity. Our block schedule includes 10 months in our acute care surgical ICU and two months of elective.

Applications are accepted and reviewed through the Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery Application Service.

Get to Know the Team

Heather G. MacNew MD, FACS
Program Director

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