OSF Healthcare-St Francis Medical Center-UICOMP

Program Description

Type of Program

Our fellowship is a 1 year program located at located at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, a regional tertiary care medical center with a Level I Trauma Center and Pediatric Hospital in Peoria, Illinois.
629 Beds
Life Flight Helicopter Program

Emergency Department includes:
85,000 annual visits
57 treatment rooms
Trauma/Resuscitation Bay
In-department Radiology

Children’s Hospital of Illinois — OSF Saint Francis Medical Center is also home to the largest children’s hospital between Chicago and St. Louis.
14 Pediatric treatment rooms

Jump Simulation — A large, world-class simulation center, with dedicated simulation curriculum and faculty.

Year Fellowship Started:

2020

Ultrasound Program Status

Emergency Ultrasound program is a division within Academic Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria (UICOMP).

Number of Ultrasound Faculty:

2

Notable Faculty

Joe Peters, DO, RDMS, FACOEP, FACEP, FACOI
John Wipfler, MD, RDMS, FACEP

Ultrasound Fellowship Education

OSF and UICOMP have collaborated to create an EUS Fellowship incorporating traditional didactics, QA training, clinical research, and hands-on scanning with the goal of preparing the Fellow to lead an EUS program. Includes:

Weekly didactics, one on one scanning with faculty and QA image review.
Journal Review.
Design and implementation of EUS educational programs for ED Faculty and Residents.
Billing and coding education.
Access to Symbionix US Trainer.
8-10 Clinical ED shifts per month.



Do you bill for ultrasounds?

Yes

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

No

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