Kaiser Permanente - San Diego Medical Center

Program Description

Type of Program

Large community ER with over 110K annual visits per year and complete panel of sub specialists in the best city in America!

Year Fellowship Started:

2015

Ultrasound Program Status

Division of Emergency Ultrasound within the Department of Emergency Medicine

Number of Ultrasound Faculty:

4 full-time EUS-fellowship trained faculty

Notable Faculty

Dasia Esener, MD (Fellowship Director)

J. Matt Fields, MD FACEP (Ultrasound Division Director, ACEP Emergency Ultrasound Section Chair)

Jon Mau, MD

Ken Perry, MD

Peter McCorkell, MD (part-time faculty)

Ultrasound Fellowship Education

Initially the curriculum will be designed to provide advancement of basic ultrasound skills learned throughout residency. This will be done through lectures and scan review with EUS faculty. Additionally there will be EUS journal club including joint conferences with Naval Medical Center and UCSD EUS fellowships.

The art of teaching ultrasound is one of the most important skills taught during the fellowship. This will be done through involvement in giving lecturesdidactics as well as participating in hands-on and bedside teaching.

Later in the fellowship, program development and management will be learned through didactics, scan review and involvement in managing the ultrasound program.

Do you bill for ultrasounds?

No

Do you require follow up imaging for patients who get ultrasounds?

No

Other Information

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