Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a tertiary referral center and Level I trauma center with a broad catchment area and an enormous scope of influence. Our patient base arrives from the entire state of Missouri and parts of every bordering state: Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska.

The Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) is a closed ICU that comprises 36 beds allocated to an array of critically ill or injured surgical patients requiring pre-operative stabilization, post-operative intensive care after elective or emergency surgery, or critical care following complications of surgical illnesses. Patients admitted to the SICU arrive from all of the surgical subspecialties. Our intensivists hail from the disciplines of Anesthesiology, Surgery, and Emergency Medicine, and are consistently ranked among the top teaching faculty in the Department of Anesthesiology.

The Critical Care Fellowship Program

The Multidisciplinary Critical Care Fellowship at Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital is at the leading edge of the curriculum revolution in intensivist training and education. Anesthesiologists, Surgeons, and Emergency Medicine Fellows work together, while learning the art of being an intensivist in our ACGME accredited program.

We promise and deliver an exceptional experience rich in education, research, and leadership opportunities in the rapidly expanding field of critical care medicine. Learn more about our fellowship.