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Applying to the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program


Applicants will need to successfully complete an ACGME-accredited General Surgery residency prior to matriculation. They must be American Board of Surgery or American Osteopathic Board of Surgery eligible or certified in General Surgery.

Fellowship applications will be accepted through the Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery Fellowship Application Service (SAFAS).

Minimal application contents for consideration include:

  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • ABSITE scores
  • USMLE, COMLEX, or ECFMG scores

All candidates must be registered through the National Resident Matching ProgramThe NRMP code for this program is 1170442F0.

In addition, the fellow must be able to obtain a permanent medical license in the State of Illinois and be legally able to accept employment. For those requiring a visa to work, Loyola University is able to accept J-1 visa sponsorship only.

Interview Process

Complete applications will be reviewed as they are received. Invitations to interview will be sent out on a rolling basis.  Applications will be continued to be reviewed until September 1st.

Tentative Surgical Critical Care Interview Dates:

  • Tuesday, April 20, 2021
  • Tuesday, May 11, 2021
  • Thursday, June 24, 2021

**Interviews will be held virtually this year.

Exceptional candidates assessed after these interview dates will be offered interviews on an individual basis.