Christiana Care Health System

Fellowship Program

Length of Fellowship:

12 months

Salary:

Base Salary: $75,000 + Overage pay
Benefits: Health, Life, Dental, Disability, Tail Insurance

Additional Funds

CME: 2 funded meetings (AIUM + ACEP or SAEM)
Additional funding for research presentations
Societal memberships: ACEP, AIUM
Book Allowance: $500
Monthly cell phone funding
Reimbursement for ABEM/AOBEM/ARDMS certification
Reimbursement for all medical license & staff fees

Number of Clinical Hours:

Average of 1,000 hours/year (20/week clinical)

Other Duties

Please see "Program Description"


Number of Sites

Three:
Christiana Hospital (Level 1). 100 bed ED with over 110,000 patient/year.

Wilmington Hospital (Level 2). 34 bed ED with >55,000 patients/year

Middletown Emergency Department: Free Standing Emergency Department

Number of Positions per year:

Two funded positions/year

Additional Opportunities

Approved additional clinical time at $120/Hr

Educational Experience

Please also see "Program Description"

 Fellows average > 1200 scans per year
 Training by nationally recognized faculty
 Mastering the EM US skill set
 Doppler& Advanced Applications
 Quality assurance & review (All video)
 Faculty, resident & med student education
 EM US research; design & publishing
 EM US lecture development
 Cardiac & Vascular Dept. Opportunities
 Third party lecturing opportunities via EUS Consultants
 Ultrasound billing and coding (22 CPT codes)
 Assist in US training for IM, CC, Surgery

Graduates:

2002-2003 Fellow
Stephen Leech, MD, RDMS
Director, Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship
Orlando Regional Medical Center
Orlando, FL

2003-2004 Fellow
Eitan Dickman, MD, RDMS
Director, Emergency Ultrasound
Maimonides Medical Center
Brooklyn, NY

2004-2005 Fellow
Jason Gukhool, MD, RDMS
Director Emergency Ultrasound
Greater Houston Emergency Physicians (GHEP)
Houston, TX

2005-2006 Fellow
Rajesh Geria, MD, RDMS
Director Emergency Ultrasound
RWJ-UMDNJ New Brunswick
New Brunswick, NJ

2006-2007 Fellow
Steffen "Hazzy" Fletcher, MD, RDMS
Director, Emergency Ultrasound
Phoenix Physicians
Fort Lauderdale, FL

2007-2008 Fellows
Gillian Baty, MD RDMS
Director Emergency Ultrasound
University New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM

David Polan, MD RDMS
Emergency Ultrasound
University of Massachusetts
Worcester, MA

2008-2009
Michael J Bauman MD RDMS
Director, Emergency Ultrasound
Presbyterian Health System
Albuquerque, NM

LCDR Joel Schofer MD RDMS
Director, Emergency Ultrasound
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
Portsmouth, VA

Jason T Nomura MD RDMS
Director Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship
Assoc Director EM Ultrasound
Christiana Care Health System
Newark, DE

2009-2010
Charles Schmier MD RDMS
Director Emergency Ultrasound
University of Nebraska
Omaha, NE

Robert Hyde MD RDMS
Director Emergency Ultrasound
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

2010-2011
David Cook MD
Director Emergency Ultrasound
Charleston Emergency Services
Roper Bon Secours Saint Francis Hospital
Charleston, SC

John Powell MD
Core US Faculty
Christiana Care Health System
Newark, DE

Jennifer Mink MD RDMS
Core US Faculty
Christiana Care Health System
Newark, DE

2015-2016

Justin Stowns MS
Ultrasound Director
Crozier Chester Medical Center
Chester, PA

Emilio Volz MD
Assoc Program Director
Ultrasound Fellowship Director
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA

2017-2018

Ashley Panicker MD
Assistant Director EM POCUS
Christiana Care Health System
Newark, DE

Deadline for fellowship application:

Prior to EUSFellowships Embargo Date

Fellows chosen:

We abide by the EUS Fellowships embargo date for offering.