George Washington University

Program Description

Type of Program

The Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship at the George Washington University delivers experiences in teaching, research, and clinical sonography.

Year Fellowship Started:


Ultrasound Program Status

Section of Emergency Ultrasound in Department of Emergency Medicine

GW's Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship is FULLY Accredited by EUFAC
(GW's Fellowship graduates are eligible to take the Advanced Emergency Medicine Ultrasonography FPD exam by ABEM)

Number of Ultrasound Faculty:


Notable Faculty

Keith Boniface, MD, RDMS, RDCS @BonifaceKeith
Kat Ogle, MD @DrKittyKat
Aaran Drake, MD
Elizabeth Dearing, MD @ebethdearing
Sarah Frasure, MD
Damali Nakitende, MD @TenaciouZDoc
Ali Pourmand, MD, RDMS @AliPourmand
Joanna S. Cohen, MD, RDMS
Alyssa Abo, MD
Rosemary Thomas-Mohtat, MD
Angela Maxwell, MD
Simone Lawson, MD

Ultrasound Fellowship Education

Do you bill for ultrasounds?


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

Not for credentialed physicians

Other Information

2021-2022 fellow: Jordan Dow - Ultrasound Director, Northeast Georgia Medical Center
2020-2021 fellow:
Kristina Jacomino - Advent Health, Orlando
2019-2020 fellows:
Khai-El Johnson - Ultrasound Faculty, Boston Medical Center Family Medicine
Dennis Espejo - Ultrasound Faculty, Unity Clinic System Family Medicine, Washington, DC
Mary Kate Claiborne - Ultrasound Faculty, Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
2018-2019 fellow:
Simone Lawson - Ultrasound Fellowship Director, Children's National Medical Center, Washington DC
2017-2018 fellows:
Carrie Ng - Ultrasound Faculty, Emory University, Atlanta
Elena Strunk - Ultrasound Faculty, University of Nebraska
2016-2017 fellows:
Matt Pyle - Ultrasound Director, University of Miami
Amit Patel - Ultrasound Director, Nemours Children's Hospital, Orlando, FL
Matt Fellin -Ultrasound Faculty, Kaiser Oregon
2015-2016 fellows:
Rosemary Thomas-Mohtat - Ultrasound Section Co-Director, Children's National Health Systems, Washington DC
Grant Berry - Ultrasound Faculty
2013-3014 fellow:
Suzanne Bialeck - Ultrasound Faculty, University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL
2012-2013 fellow:
Kat Ogle - Ultrasound Fellowship Director, George Washington
2011-2012 fellows:
Abdulsalam Alzahrani -- Ultrasound Faculty, Saudi Arabia
Cathy Chung -- Ultrasound Director, Pediatric Emergency Department, Fairfax Inova, VA
Joanna Cohen -- Ultrasound Section Co-Director, Children's National Medical Center, DC
2010-2011 fellows:
Venkatesh Bellamkonda-Athmaram --Ultrasound Director, Mayo Clinic, MN
Abdulmohsen Alsaawi -- Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer, National Guard Hospitals, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2008-09 fellow: Amie Woods -- POCUS director for Inova 5-hospital system, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax, VA
2007-08 fellow: Hamid Shokooki - EM Fellowship Director at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA