University of Texas Health San Antonio

Fellowship Director

Name:

Craig Sisson, MD, RDMS, FACEP

EM Residency:

Brown University

Years in Position:

2

RDMS

Yes

Prior National Positions:

Other Information:

Dr. Sisson graduated from his 4-year Emergency Medicine residency in 2007, and completed his Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship in 2008. From 2008 to 2011 he was the Director of Ultrasound for the East Carolina University Department of Emergency Medicine. In 2011 he moved to Texas, and took his current position at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio where he is an Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and the Director of the Division of Ultrasound. Dr. Sisson is also the Co-Director of the Longitudinal Medical Student Ultrasound Curriculum for the UT School of Medicine in San Antonio. He helped design and build the UT School of Medicine Center for Clinical Ultrasound Education, a state-of-the-art ultrasound education center. Dr. Sisson is also an Adjunct Associate Professor within the Department of Cellular and Structural Biology (Anatomy). Dr. Sisson and his Associate Director, Dr. Christopher Gelabert, are actively involved in the ultrasound education of medical students, residents, nurses, advanced practice providers and faculty. The primary focus of Dr. Sisson's Ultrasound Division is innovative ultrasound educational program development. Dr. Sisson has been the PI on two grants, has six active IRB approved research projects, and is currently seeking further funding streams to support educational projects.