Kaweah Delta Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine

Program Description

Type of Program

Kaweah Delta is a hybrid community and academic medical center serving a diverse patient population. Our ED has a strong EM residency, is an ACS Verified Level 3 Trauma Center and AHA STEMI Receiving Center with an annual volume of over 90, 000 patients.

Year Fellowship Started:

2020

Ultrasound Program Status

Division of EM within the Department of EM

Number of Ultrasound Faculty:

2 dedicated ultrasound faculty. All faculty, however, are credentialed in POCUS.

Notable Faculty

All are notable in their support of EUS

Ultrasound Fellowship Education

Fellows perform 1000 scans throughout their year. Their personal scans and others that they assist with, e.g. those performed by EM residents, are reviewed each week with the fellowship director for a minimum of 4 hours. Fellows teach ultrasound by lecturing to faculty, residents, advanced practice providers and medical students

Do you bill for ultrasounds?

Yes

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

If the ultrasound fellow meets ACEP credentialing criteria while in residency, then they are credentialed upon starting. If not, it is not required once the fellow is credentialed by the hospital. Depending on the clinical scenario, however, they are encouraged to order confirmatory studies at their discretion.

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