John Peter Smith Hospital

Program Description

Type of Program

Private EM group staffed high volume (125K/year) Level 1 county hospital with a 3-year allopathic emergency medicine residency program. Tertiary care referral center, comprehensive stroke and chest pain center. Accredited Geriatric ED (first in Texas).

Year Fellowship Started:

2016

Ultrasound Program Status

Credentialed by CUAP (7/2015, first in Texas)
Division of the Department of Emergency Medicine

Number of Ultrasound Faculty:

4

Notable Faculty

Andrew Shedd, MD
Chad Holmes, DO
Hao Wang, MD, PhD, RDMS
Stefan Meyering, MD

Ultrasound Fellowship Education

Fellows will assist with resident and medical student ultrasound education, learn to run the intern ultrasound rotation by the end of their training, develop their own core lecture series, assist the director with core duties, attend ACEP Ultrasound Management Course, and receive advanced training in pediatrics, echocardiography, critical care, and regional anesthesia. Option to attend an international US conference during the second half of the fellowship year. TEE training through SCA with opportunity to sit for the NBE basic PTE exam.

Do you bill for ultrasounds?

In progress

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

No

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