New York Presbyterian - Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, Columbia University

Program Description

Type of Program

NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital is a preeminent quaternary care academic institution in NYC. As a Level 1 American College of Surgeons accredited Pediatric Trauma Center, our pediatric ED cares for 60,000 ill and injured children each year. We represent one of the largest groups of pediatric emergency ultrasound specialists in the country, with 5 Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound trained faculty and a majority of our faculty credentialed in basic point-of-care ultrasound applications. In addition, we are part of a larger Division of Emergency Ultrasound that includes an additional 4 ultrasound trained emergency medicine physicians with a robust learner group including PEM fellows, EM residents, physician assistants, pediatrics residents, medical students, and nurses.

Year Fellowship Started:

2012

Ultrasound Program Status

Our fellowship is part of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine within the Department of Emergency Medicine.

Number of Ultrasound Faculty:

9

Notable Faculty

Lorraine Ng, MD, APCA/RDMS - Director of Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound
Joni Rabiner, MD - Director of Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship
Almaz Dessie, MD - Director of Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound Operations
David Kessler, MD, MSc, APCA/RDMS- Director of Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound Research
Laurie Malia, MD

Ultrasound Fellowship Education

Our mission is to provide a strong foundation in basic and cutting edge point-of-care pediatric emergency ultrasound. The breadth of pathology in our department provides a comprehensive hands-on clinical scanning experience that is complimented by mentorship from an active academic faculty. We aim to train PEM Ultrasound leaders who will become strong scholars and future researchers in the field of pediatric emergency ultrasound capable of running their own ultrasound programs.

Do you bill for ultrasounds?

Yes

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

Case-dependent

Other Information

Current equipment includes:
2 Zonare machines - each machine equipped with endocavitary, phased array, curvilinear, linear, and hockey stick probes

2 GE Venue machines - each machine equipped with endocavitary, phased array, curvilinear, linear, and hockey stick probes.

2 Lumify hand-held machines - each machine equipped with a curvilinear probe

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