Resurrection Medical Center

Program Description

Type of Program

Resurrection Medical Center is a 434-bed hospital located on the northwest side of Chicago. The emergency department (ED) has an annual volume of over 40,000 patient visits and is the referral institution for all ill travelers/employees from O'Hare International Airport, the busiest airport in the country.

Year Fellowship Started:

2002

Ultrasound Program Status

Division of Ultrasound
Department of Emergency Medicine

Number of Ultrasound Faculty:

6

Notable Faculty

Robert P. Rifenburg, DO, RDMS, FACEP

70% of our faculty are ultrasound credentialed in at least 3 organ systems, two RDMS prepared, and one RDMS certified. 100% of our residents use ultrasound in their daily practice.

Ultrasound Fellowship Education

The mission of the Resurrection Medical Center Fellowship in Emergency Ultrasound is to train emergency physicians in the use of bedside ultrasound and incorporate this technology in the care of the emergency room patient. The successful fellow will be well prepared for a position as an Ultrasound Director of any Emergency Department.

Do you bill for ultrasounds?

Yes

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

Case by case

Other Information

Former Resurrection Medical Center Ultrasound Fellowship Graduates:

Chris Moore, MD, RDMS, RDCS
Fellowship Director Emergency Ultrasound
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
AIUM Ultrasound Section Chairman

Hubert Wong, MD, RDMS
Ultrasound Director
California Emergency Physicians Medical Group
Los Angeles, CA

Martha Villalba, MD, RDMS
Ultrasound Director
Advocate Christ Medical Center
Oak Lawn, IL

Chad Harswick, MD, RDMS
Emergency Physician/Ultrasonographer
Mary Greeley Hospital
Ames, IA

MacLong Tran, MD, RDMS
Director, Emergency Ultrasound
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Connie Swickhamer, DO
Baylor Medical Center at Irving
Emergency Medicine
Dallas, TX

Chris Dorgan, MD
Northwest Community Hospital
Arlington Heights, IL

David Pinto, MD
Ultrasound Director
St. James Hospital
Pontiac, IL

Jonathon Matson, MD
Ultrasound Director
Rockford Memorial Hospital
Rockford, IL

Nicole White, MD
Ultrasound Director
University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana

Josh Zavitz, DO
Assistant Fellowship Director
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Greensboro, NC

Jill Sracic, MD
Ultrasound Director
Ascension Health Care
Milwaukee, WI


Monika Lusiak, MD
Ultrasound and Fellowship Director
AMITA Health Resurrection Hospital
Chicago, IL

Casey Litchke, MD
Assistant Ultrasound Director
Essentia Health St Marys Hospital
Duluth, MN

Amy Kule, MD
Assistant Residency Director
Director, Vertically Integrated Curriculum for Point of Care Ultrasound
Loyola Medical Center
Chicago, IL
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