University of Florida

Program Description

Type of Program
(link to our fellowship page)

1 year Program associated with the Emergency Medicine Department and the Emergency Medicine Residency Program. We have 1-2 Ultrasound fellows per year and we have 14 EM residents per class per year in a three year program.

Year Fellowship Started:

July 2012

Ultrasound Program Status

Division of Emergency Medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine

Number of Ultrasound Faculty:

2 Fellowship trained Ultrasound Faculty
2 Critical care Faculty with significant ultrasound experience (both Critical Care Fellowship trained)
Multiple other faculty with limited ultrasound knowledge

Notable Faculty

L. Connor Nickels MD RDMS
Giuliano DePortu MD

Rohit P. Patel MD (critical care fellowship ultrasound director)
Carmelle Elie MD RDMS (critical care and palliative care)
Torben Becker MD PhD RDMS FAWM (critical care, EMS, US)

Ultrasound Fellowship Education

see website for further information

Do you bill for ultrasounds?


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

No. Not if with a credentialed faculty

Sometimes if something surgical, then surgery will ask for a comprehensive

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