University at Buffalo

Fellowship Director Requirements

1. If not fellowship trained, does the EUS fellowship director have at least 3 years of experience using EUS in clinical practice after residency?

YES

2. If fellowship trained, did the EUS fellowship director complete fellowship more than 1 year ago?

YES

Comments

Fellowship completed 2015-2016

3. Has the EUS fellowship director published at least three peer reviewed emergency ultrasound articles in Medline indexed journals?

YES

Comments

DeAngelis J, St. James E and Lema PC. Diagnosis of Hand Infections in Intravenous Drug Users by Point-of-Care Ultrasound and Water Bath: A Case Series. Clin Pract Cases Emerg Med. 2018 Mar 14;2(2):132-135. \\\\r\\\\n\\\\r\\\\nLema PC, Kim JH and St. James E. Overview of Common Errors and Pitfalls to Avoid in the Acquisition and Interpretation of Ultrasound Imaging of the Abdominal Aorta. J Vasc Diag and Interventions. Accepted September 11, 2017. Published Oct 2017 Vol 2017:5: 41-45.\\\\r\\\\n\\\\r\\\\nLema PC, O’Brien M, Wilson J, St. James E, Lindstrom H, DeAngelis J, Caldwell J, May P and Clemency B. Avoid the Goose! Paramedic Identification of Esophageal Intubation by Ultrasound. Prehospital Disaster Med. Accepted for publication Feb. 25, 2018.

4. Are at least two of the above mentioned publications original ultrasound research with the EUS fellowship director as first author on one of them?

NO

5. Does the fellowship director have a record of excellence in teaching? (This ability can be demonstrated by teaching awards, consistently favorable evaluations by residents and/or fellows, or the like.)

YES

Comments

Teaching awards and many favorable evaluations

6. Does the EUS fellowship director have at least four regional and national abstract research presentations at meetings conducted by organizations such as ACEP, SAEM, AIUM or similar meetings over a three-year period

NO

7. Is the EUS fellowship director involved in advancing emergency ultrasound by active participation or leadership in one of the previously mentioned nationally recognized organizations?

YES

Comments

ACEP Ultrasound Section\\r\\nSAEM AEUS\\r\\nAIUM