Advocate Christ Medical Center

Program Description

Type of Program

Advocate Christ Medical Center is a 749-bed hospital Level 1 Trauma Center located in Oak Lawn, just southwest of Chicago. The emergency department (ED) serves the south side of Chicago, south and southwest suburbs, caring for approximately 120,000 patients visits and over 4500 trauma activations per year. The ED is staffed by a diversified academic attending group and is the training center for the Christ Medical Center emergency medicine residency-training program, affiliated with the University of Illinois Medical Center.

Year Fellowship Started:

1995

Ultrasound Program Status

Division of Emergency Medicine within Department of Emergency Medicine

Number of Ultrasound Faculty:

Eleven

Notable Faculty

Eleven Credentialed Attending staff with Five RDMS certified and four RDMS prepared physicians.

Ultrasound Fellowship Education

Bedside hands-on training in the ED
Simulation Lab with ultrasound models and phantoms
State of the art multimedia lectures
4 quarterly resident mini ultrasound workshops
4 quarterly ultrasound formal topics
Weekly US QA review of approximately 9100 annual studies.


Do you bill for ultrasounds?

Yes

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

No

Other Information

Longest Running Ultrasound fellowship in the country