University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Program Description

Type of Program

The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland established a fellowship in emergency ultrasound in 2005.

Year Fellowship Started:

2005

Ultrasound Program Status

Department of Emergency Medicine

Number of Ultrasound Faculty:

5

Notable Faculty

Brian Euerle, MD, RDMS, Associate Professor, Program Director, EU Fellowship
Sam Hsu, MD, RDMS, Assistant Professor
Sarah Sommerkamp, MD, RDMS, Assistant Professor and Director of Ultrasound at University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus
Colleen Holley, MD, Ultrasound Fellow, Clinical Instructor

Ultrasound Fellowship Education

The fellow is involved with teaching medical students, residents, and practicing physicians/mid level providers throughout the year in a variety of settings. The fellow's scans are entered into an online registry and reviewed by the director. The fellow attends the ACEP ultrasound management course as well as other conferences. The RDMS credential is typically obtained during the fellowship year. Opportunities exist for international teaching experiences.

Do you bill for ultrasounds?

Yes, varies by institutuion

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

Varies by institution

Other Information

Our EU Fellows will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and be expected to complete and/or participate in: Clinical shifts, scanning shifts, research project, resident and medical student education, grand rounds presentation, assistance in fellowship development and ultrasound program development, 800 ultrasound studies (ARDMS), residency interviews, and become RDMS credentialed by the end of the one year fellowship.
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