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 one of the few pediatric POCUS fellowships in the South located in Houston in the nation's fourth largest city. We have one of the largest pediatric POCUS fellowship trained faculty groups in the nation with 5 pediatric POCUS fellowship trained faculty.

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 74,000 patients at the main medical center campus and an additional 88,000 patients at the West Campus and Woodlands campuses, our children's hospital provides a unique educational experience combining high pediatric patient volume with diverse patient pathologies and populations.

The pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) section at Texas Children's Hospital & Baylor College of Medicine consists of 63 faculty including 58 PEM subspecialists. The emergency department serves as an educational center for 17 PEM fellows, 1 global health PEM fellow, 1 pediatric POCUS fellow, 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.
Alia Hamad, DO.
Liliana Morales-Perez, MD, Global Health Point-of-Care Ultrasound.
Carrie Ng, MD, RDMS.

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.

We accept applications from graduates of pediatric and emergency medicine residency programs and pediatric emergency medicine fellowship programs.
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