Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Curriculum

Educational Components of Fellowship Program:

  • Proctored scanning shifts
  • Advanced ultrasound applications
  • Special emphasis on novel ultrasound applications
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound experience in Sports Medicine Institute
  • Weekly ultrasound conference
  • Journal clubs
  • RDMS preparation
  • Emergency Ultrasound lecture portfolio
  • Image management
  • Ultrasound workflow training
  • Quality assurance
  • Credentialing, billing and reimbursement
  • Up-to-date literature review
  • Research project development and implementation

Fellow Responsibilities:

  • Attending shifts: 72 hours/month (8 shifts/month)
  • 5 scanning shifts/month
  • Minimum 1,000 ultrasound examinations
  • RDMS certification (physics and abdomen)
  • Participate in the weekly ultrasound conference
  • Coordinate resident ultrasound rotation
  • Bedside teaching faculty, residents and medical students
  • 4 ultrasound lectures to residents and faculty
  • Organize monthly ultrasound skills workshops
  • Organize ultrasound journal club
  • Implement point-of-care ultrasound protocols
  • Complete one original research project
  • Assist in ongoing quality assurance program
  • Maintain ultrasound equipment
  • Participate in Emergency Medicine faculty credentialing program