Kaiser Permanente - San Diego Medical Center

Fellowship Program

Length of Fellowship:

1 year


$90,000 plus benefits and 4 weeks of paid vacation

Additional Funds

$2250 Educational fund for travel to ultrasound conferences and educational expenses related to ultrasound

Number of Clinical Hours:

Two, 10-hour clinical shifts per week (all in the ER, none in urgent care or alternative sites)

Other Duties

Teaching EM residents, medical students and faculty through didactics, bedside teaching and ultrasound courses. Later in the fellowship, fellows will also be expected to do scan review of the residents. During the course of the fellowship, the fellow is expected to develop an ultrasound research project.

Number of Sites

2 (both in central San Diego and consisting of our old hospital and new hospital which opened in April 2017)

Number of Positions per year:


Additional Opportunities

Fellows will have the opportunity to lecture and teach hands-on at local and regional ultrasound courses. Moonlighting opportunities are ample within the department.

Educational Experience

Primary ultrasound education is done by the ultrasound faculty. This is done through scanning shifts, scan review, didactics and journal club. Vascular labs and echo lab time is available in the hospital if desired. TEE will be learned in the sim lab before use in the ER and practice can be done with cardiology in the ICU/DOU/outpatient.

Deadline for fellowship application:


Fellows chosen:

NRMP match date