Fellowship Program

2017-2018

The University of Maryland Medical Center and the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center are now offering a post-graduate, Critical Care Fellowship for Nurse Practitioners either newly graduated or new to the Critical Care areas. Two applicants will also be considered for the new Transplant Medicine Fellowship as well as 2 NPs for the STC/ICU fellowship. Applicants may choose a Critical Care Medicine, Transplant Medicine or Trauma Track. This is a 9 month Fellowship. Graduates are expected to give a 2 year commitment to work at STC/UMMC upon successful completion.

Nurse Practitioner Fellows become full time employees, with full time benefits.

The University of Maryland Medical Center and the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center are now offering a post-graduate, Critical Care Fellowship for Nurse Practitioners either newly graduated or new to the Critical Care areas. Applicants may choose a Critical Care Medicine or Trauma Track.

Nurse Practitioner Fellows become full time employees, with full time benefits. 

Applications for the NP Fellowship are currently closed. We are not accepting applications until further notice.

The University of Maryland Medical Center and the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center are now offering a post-graduate, Critical Care Fellowship for Nurse Practitioners either newly graduated or new to the Critical Care areas. Applicants may choose a Critical Care Medicine or Trauma Track.

Program at a Glance

Critical Care Fellowship: Focusing on the care of the critically ill, this fellowship allows NP's to rotate through critical care settings such as neuro-critical care, and cardiac surgical critical care. UMMC is one of two hospitals in the country (the other being Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle), to be named the Leapfrog top hospital of the decade. Excellence in Critical care staffing is a crucial component of the Leapfrog certification. Magnet Designation (ANCC) was achieved in 2009.

Trauma Fellowship: Focusing on the care of the trauma and emergency surgery patient from admission to outpatient care, this fellowship allows NP's to rotate through admitting, critical care and specialty service teams such as neurosurgery and orthopedics.

The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center is regarded as one of the international standard-setters for the care of traumatic injuries. It's a multidisciplinary clinical, educational and research institution dedicated to both the prevention and management of severe injury and its consequences.

Program Eligibility

  • Graduation from an accredited Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program (CCNE or NLN).
  • Must be nationally board certified.
  • Must obtain a Maryland RN and CRNP license.
  • Must be able, in an unpredictable fast paced environment, to work weekends, nights, and 40-60 hour workweek, attend all lectures, simulation and clinical rotations.
  • Available for interview for a fellowship position in person.