Cook County Rush Emergency US Fellowship

Program Description

Type of Program

One year Emergency US Fellowship at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County located in the Illinois Medical District in the heart of Chicago.

John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County
The Adult, Pediatric and Trauma Departments see over 100,000 patients per year. The Cook County Emergency Medicine Residency is a nationally-recognized PGY1-4 program, with 30 dedicated attending physicians, training 72 residents. Our residency has a college system as well that encourages residents to affiliate early with an academic division (such as ultrasound) to facilitate mentoring relationships and encourage projects. Cook County also has Toxicology and Simulation Fellowships which make for a rich academic center and numerous opportunities for collaboration. We also have a Research Associate program providing manpower and expertise for research projects.

Year Fellowship Started:

2010

Ultrasound Program Status

Division of Emergency Ultrasound within the Department of Emergency Medicine.

Number of Ultrasound Faculty:

Clinical privileges include EUS for all 30 faculty. 20 regularly use EUS in daily clinical work. 3 dedicated EUS faculty.

Notable Faculty

Karen Cosby, MD, FACEP, CPPS, Emergency US Fellowship Co-Director (County) and Co-Founder of US Fellowship, Director of EM Ultrasound Cook County, Author of 2 editions of the leading EM US textbook, A Practical Guide to EUS.

Other EM US faculty:

Jennifer Rogers, MD, EM US Fellowship trained, US Faculty at Cook County, Director of Residency Ultrasound Education.
Christine Jung, MD. EM US Fellowship trained at Boston Medical Center.
Brian Cone, MD, EM US Fellowship trained at Cook County, part time Attending at County.

Ultrasound Fellowship Education

Three dedicated Emergency US scan days per week.
Clinical Emergency US in the Cook County ED.
Additional Bedside US Experience in the Cook County ICU's, Echo lab, Anesthesia Department, Radiology, and with the Inpatient Procedure Service.
Quarterly collaborative academic days with Lurie Children's Hospital.
Dedicated research time.

Do you bill for ultrasounds?

No

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

No

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