Surgeons wishing to hone their skills in burn surgery can do so by completing a fellowship program.  To learn more about specific burn fellowships click on the links below.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and the Timothy J. Harnar Burn Center in Lubbock, Texas are accepting applications for a TMB approved one year burn fellowship to begin July 1, 2017. The Timothy J. Harnar Burn Center at University Medical Center is an internationally recognized burn and wound care program with a reputation for excellent outcomes and cutting-edge research and treatment. This is an excellent opportunity for those seeking to develop expertise in the management of burns and wounds.

Applicants must be eligible for full license to practice in Texas and have completed an approved General Surgery or Plastic Surgery residency, or have completed a minimum of two years in good standing in an accredited General or Plastic Surgery residency. TTUHSC accepts J1 visas ONLY.

This fellowship will provide the participant with medical knowledge and experience in managing the critically ill burn patient, performing all types of acute and reconstructed burn surgery, treating other acute skin loss conditions and complex wound management including reconstruction of large skin and soft tissue defects. Collaboration with experts in plastic surgical reconstruction, head and neck surgery, wound care and hyperbaric therapy will allow for a well-rounded experience. In addition, the participant will learn how to successfully run a burn and wound care practice and gain understanding of the leadership skills required.

Interested applicants should send the following documents via email: Current CV, USMLE & ABSITE scores and 3 current LORs to Kristen Brake, Fellowship Coordinator.

Email Kristen Brake

The Evan-Haynes Burn Center in Richmond, Virginia, is seeking applicants for our Burn Surgery Fellowship Program, to begin July 2017.

The Evans-Haynes Burn Center is the oldest civilian burn facility in the United States.

VCU Health has been granted Level 1 trauma center status since 1981 and is the only verified burn center in Virginia.

The Burn Fellowship is a year-long commitment that involves all aspects of burn care. The Fellow is particularly involved in the following:Care of both adult and pediatric burn patients

  • Care of both adult and pediatric burn patients
  • Acute burn resuscitation
  • Burn wound management including the use of artificial skin products, allograft, and cultured epidermal autograft – Functioning within a multidisciplinary team environment for care of complex patients
  • Managing social aspects and emotional needs of burn patients
  • Tertiary burn reconstruction including burn scar management, releases, flap coverage, and laser treatment

This program is designed to provide a multidisciplinary exposure to the art and science of burn surgery. We are seeking ambitious surgeons with a minimum of two years of residency training and a commitment to training completion. The clinical portion of the fellowship involves all aspects of burn surgery including resuscitation, acute operative care, and reconstructive operations.

Qualification Minimums:

  • Must have completed USMLE steps 1, 2 and 3
  • Must be within 4 years of graduation from medical school or direct patient care activity

If you are interested in our Burn Fellowship please send the following to our coordinator.

Current CV
3 LoR’s
Copy of all 3 USMLE scores

Email the coordinator

The Burn Fellowship at the University of Southern California is based at the LAC+USC Medical center and is an asymmetric track in the ACGME Surgical Critical Care Fellowship. The Fellowship includes all aspects of acute and reconstructive burn care as well as adult and pediatric intensive care. By the completion of the Fellowship, the trainee will be experienced in resuscitation, operative treatment, critical care, rehabilitation, and burn scar reconstruction. The schedule has eight (8) months in the Burn Unit and four (4) months of Surgical Critical. This schedule allows training in all aspects of burn treatment while making the fellow eligible for certification (CAQ) in Surgical Critical Care. The Burn Unit is verified by the American Burn Association and the American College of Surgeons and admits 400 adult and pediatric patients each year. The Trauma program is similarly credentialed. There is ample opportunity for clinical research. Applicants must have completed a minimum of three (3) years of clinical training in plastic or general surgery and be eligible for licensing in California.

Interested parties should contact Jackie Stout at 323 409 8597 or Warren Garner MD at 323 407 7750; email

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