Application Information

Applications will be accepted from physicians with at least 3 years of training from a U.S. or Canadian general surgery residency program. We are currently receiving applications for the upcoming academic year and will be involved in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

Interviews will be offered to qualified candidates at any time prior to submission of our Rank Order List and any time after Match Day for any unfilled positions.

The Surgical Critical Care Fellowship accepts applications through Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery Fellowship Application Service (SAFAS).

For those who choose not to use SAFAS, a complete application sent to the program coordinator includes the following:

  1. Current Curriculum Vitae
  2. Completed Application Form
  3. Dean’s letter, medical school transcript, and diploma
  4. Letter of intent
  5. Three letters of recommendation (one from the department chair)
  6. National Board Scores: Sent directly from the licensing board, USMLE Step I, II, III or COMLEX scores
  7. ECFMG certificate (if applicable)
  8. Copy of J-1 Visa (if applicable)

For questions about Surgical Critical Care (SCC, 1 year) or SCC/ACS (1 year SCC, 1 year ACS) or Acute Care Surgery applicants only (previous critical care training already completed), please contact the Surgical Critical Care Program Coordinator Kara Magley,

John Wesley Mah, M.D., FACS
Chief, Critical Care, Hartford Hospital
Program Director, Surgical Critical Care
Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut
80 Seymour Street
P.O. Box 5037
Hartford, CT 06102-5037

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We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment in all respects and for all learners.