Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery

ccac surgery

From admission to discharge, our patients are assured continuous, excellent care.

Our busy clinical environment is integrated with an academic atmosphere that stimulates and nurtures crucial research and professional development.

Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

Our Surgical Critical Care Fellowship program at the University of Minnesota is a one-year ACGME-accredited program open to physicians who have completed at least three clinical years in one of the following specialties: anesthesiology, emergency medicine (additional requirements), neurological surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopaedic surgery, otolaryngology, surgery, thoracic surgery, vascular surgery or urology.

An optional second non-accredited year is available for research opportunities. We offer a comprehensive combination of clinical experiences and research opportunities for fellows to apply new advances in critical care. 

Conferences & Meetings

University of Minnesota Medical School, Fairview

Tuesday
7:00-9:00 am General Surgery Grand Rounds/M&M
7:00-9:00 am Critical Care Meeing (1x/mo)
12:00-1:00 pm ICU Current Topics Conference

Wednesday
7:00-9:15 am SICU Journal Club (First Wednesday)
7:30-9:00 am Combined SICU/MICU Conference (Last Wednesday)

Regions Hospital

Tuesday
2:00-3:00 pm Combined CC Committee (1x/mo)

Wednesday
12:00-1:00 pm SICU Journal Club/M&M

Thursday
6:30-7:30 am Chief's Meeting
7:30-8:30 am Multidisciplinary Conference (Trauma/Critical Care)

Hennepin Healthcare (HCMC)

Tuesday
7:00-8:30 am Grand Rounds

Wednesday
12:00-1:00 pm SICU Presentations (1st Wednesday)

North Memorial Medical Center

Thursday
7:30-9:30 am Surgical Case Presentations (2x/mo)
7:30-9:30 am Journal Club (1x/mo)
7:30-9:30 am Attending Staff Presentations (1x/mo)

Medical Students

SICU Rotation Course Information: SURG 7502

Pager:

There is one pager available for use by the medical student rotating on the SICU. This can be checked out in Dr. Beilman's office: 11-115 PWB.

First Day of Rotation in SICU:

Meet in the Radiology Viewing Room at 8:00 a.m.
Rounds begin 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Call:

Days of call are 1-3 days/week (24 hour in-house).

Medical Student Talks:

During your SICU rotation, you will be asked to give one talk at our SICU/SID Conference held every Tuesday from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. in UMMC Conf Rm 4-457. Contact Dr. Beilman's office at 612-625-7911 for the date of your scheduled talk. Listed below are some guidelines to assist you.

  • Discuss with one of the ICU Attendings before picking a topic.
  • Pick a topic that is not too broad.
  • Focus your presentation.
  • Plan on 25 minutes for the presentation with 5 minutes for questions.
  • You may use overheads or a computer presentation format.
  • Organize your talk.
  • Practice giving your talk.
  • Do not run over time!

Faculty & Administration

Professor and Chief:
Jeffrey G. Chipman, MD

Professor
Gregory J. Beilman, MD

Associate Professor
Melissa Brunsvold, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor
Robert Bulander, MD, PhD
Jorge Granja, MD
James V. Harmon, MD, PhD
Julie Ottosen, MD
Jennifer Rickard, MD, MPH
Christopher Tignanelli, MD

Administrative Contacts

Christine Vincent
Division Administrator
612-625-2684
vinc0013@umn.edu 

Emily Kowalczyk
Program/Project Specialist
612-626-6122
kowa0167@umn.edu
Supporting:
Greg Beilman MD

Alumni

2000-Present

2017-2018
Samuel Baughman, M.D.
Maxwell Busch, M.D.
Kristin Colling, M.D.
Vicente Undurraga Perl, M.D.

2016-2017
Osama Alsaied, M.D.
Loren Bach, M.D.
Kelsey Berndt, M.D.
Nicholas Davis, M.D.

2015-2016
Patrick McGonagill, M.D.
Rachel Ott, M.D.
Jennifer Rickard, M.D.
Kyle Schmitz, M.D.

2014-2015
Kelly Galey, M.D.
Luke Hawes, M.D.
Urogupatei Iyegha, M.D.
Ashley Marek, M.D.

2013-2014
Monica Chaudhuri, M.D.
Ryan Deisler, M.D.
Jennifer Roberts, M.D.
Khaled Zreik, M.D.

2012-2013
Joseph Farhat, M.D.
Jon Gayken, M.D.
Kristin Ritter, M.D.
Elizabeth Ziemba Colsen, M.D.

2011-2012
Jose Esguerra, M.D.
Jeremy Ludtke, M.D.
Sarah Storrs, M.D.
Raid Yousef, M.D.

2010-2011
Robert Bulander, M.D.
James Kong, M.D.
Ryan Fey, M.D.
Torfi Hoskuldsson, M.D.

2009-2010
Kaysie L. Banton, M.D.
Mollie M. James, D.O., M.P.H.
Heather Townsend, M.D.

2008-2009
Michael Diodato, M.D.
Christopher Kasal, M.D.
Samuel Marquez, M.D., M.A.
Christopher Nielsen, M.D.

2007-2008
Jessica Gutierrez, M.D.
Sheryl Sahr, M.D.
Angelo Santos, M.D.
Greg Sherr, M.D.

2006-2007
Jared Bernard, M.D.
Michael Galle, M.D.
James Harmon, M.D.
Jeremy Juern, M.D.

2004-2005
Janet Bellingham, M.D.
Jon Fuerstenberg, M.D.

2003-2004
Mark Hill, M.D.
Charles Watts, M.D., PhD.

2002-2003
Bruce Bennett, M.D.

2001-2002
Jodie Taylor, M.D.

2000-2001
Jeffrey Chipman, M.D.
Victor Joe, M.D.
Rene Relos, M.D.

1982-1999

1999-2000
Robert Acton, M.D.
Ajit Deol, M.D.

1998-1999
Susan C Seatter, M.D.
David Wong, M.D.

1997-1998
Walter Cholewczynski, M.D.
Suneel Khetarpal, M.D.

1996-1997
Mitchell Farber, M.D.
Barry Platnick, M.D.
Sarah Willard, M.D.

1995-1996
John K. Baxter, III, M.D.
Thomas J. Johnson, M.D.
Mary Li, M.D.

1994-1995
Terrence Liu, M.D.
David A. Provost, M.D.
Catherine M. Wittgen, M.D.

1993-1994
Gregory Beilman, M.D.
Akella Chendrasekhar, M.D.
Craig Walvatne, M.D.

1992-1993
Alan Beal, M.D.
Manuel Castro, M.D.
Thomas Veverka, M.D.

1991-1992
Paul E. Bankey, M.D.
Mark Cipolle, M.D.
Michael D. Pasquale, M.D.

1990-1991
Barry W. Feig, M.D.
Sharon Henry, M.D.
John E. Mazuski, M.D.

1989-1990
Anthony Bottini, M.D.
Paul Druck, M.D.
Lincoln Snyder, M.D.

1988-1989
Richard G. Barton, M.D.

1987-1988
Larry T. Micon, M.D.

1986-1987
Jerome H. Abrams, M.D.
Roderick A. Barke, M.D.

1985-1986
William K. Becker, M.D.

1984-1985
Steven D. Eyer, M.D.

1983-1984
Clifford Deutschman, M.D.

1982-1983
Arthur Santos, M.D.
Marvin McMillen, M.D., FACS