Baylor College of Medicine / Texas Children's Hospital (Pediatric Ultrasound)

Program Description

Type of Program

The Pediatric Point-Of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine & Texas Children's Hospital is the only pediatric POCUS fellowship in the South located in Houston in the nation's fourth largest city. Texas Children's Hospital at the Baylor College of Medicine is one of the nation's premier children's hospitals and home to the largest number of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists in the largest medical center in the world. As a level I pediatric trauma center with an estimated annual census of 77,000 patients at the main medical center campus and an additional 44,000 patients at the West Campus, our children's hospital provides a unique educational experience combining high pediatric patient volume with diverse patient pathologies and populations.

The pediatric emergency medicine section at Texas Children's Hospital & Baylor College of Medicine consists of 62 faculty including 43 pediatric emergency medicine subspecialists. The emergency department serves as an educational center for 15 pediatric emergency medicine fellows, medical students, and residents from the pediatrics, emergency medicine, and family medicine programs of the Baylor College of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and San Antonio Military Medical Center.

Year Fellowship Started:

2015

Ultrasound Program Status

Section of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Number of Ultrasound Faculty:

5

Notable Faculty

Kiyetta Alade, MD, RDMS, Director of Pediatric Point-Of-Care Ultrasound.
Stephanie Leung, MD, Director of Pediatric Point-Of-Care Ultrasound Fellowship.
Urvashi Barua-Nath, MD.
Beth D'Amico, MD.
Alia Hamad, DO.

Ultrasound Fellowship Education

Our one year pediatric POCUS fellowship offers an exceptional learning opportunity in an environment dedicated to physician education through rotations at Texas Children's Hospital and the comprehensive medical center of the Baylor College of Medicine in the pediatric emergency medicine, pediatric cardiology, pediatric radiology, and adult emergency medicine departments. The pediatric POCUS fellowship will help fellows gain expertise in ultrasound image acquisition and interpretation, develop research and administrative experience, and integrate ultrasound skills with clinical practice to become a leader in the field of pediatric point-of-care ultrasound.

Do you bill for ultrasounds?

yes

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

yes

Other Information

Our Pediatric POCUS Fellowship is a Texas Medical Board Approved Fellowship.
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