Duke University Medical Center

Program Description

Type of Program

Duke offers a 1-year faculty fellowship program in which fellows serve as half-time attending physicians at Duke University Hospital while pursuing the educational and research opportunities of the fellowship. Duke University Hospital is a level 1 trauma center and academic tertiary and quaternary care center that was ranked #1 in North Carolina and #16 in the nation by US News and World Report for 2016-2017.

Year Fellowship Started:

2016

Ultrasound Program Status

Division of Emergency Medicine within the Department of Surgery

Number of Ultrasound Faculty:

4

Notable Faculty

Erica Peethumnongsin, MD, PhD
Joshua Broder, MD
Author, Diagnostic Imaging for the Emergency Physician
2011 American Publishers Award Winner for Clinical Medicine
ACEP National Faculty Teaching Award 2007
CORD National Faculty Teaching Award 2007

Ultrasound Fellowship Education

Fellows will train in a world-class facility with a diverse patient population, state-of-the-art comprehensive simulators, and novel, cutting-edge research with opportunities to teach emergency ultrasound to faculty, non-EM fellows, residents, PAs/NPs, RNs and medical students.

Do you bill for ultrasounds?

Yes

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

Only if not performed by credentialed faculty

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