Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Fellowship Program

Length of Fellowship:

1 year

Salary:

$110,000
More info on benefits: https://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits

Additional Funds

$3,750

Number of Clinical Hours:

832 (two 8-hour shifts per week)

Other Duties

- Resident and medical student scanning shifts
- Contribution to undergraduate medical education curriculum
- Help moderate monthly residency ultrasound rounds
- Lead monthly medical student Ultrasound Interest Group sessions
- Design and carry out original research for abstract submission and eventual publication

Number of Sites

University Hospital in Newark, NJ

Number of Positions per year:

2

Additional Opportunities

- Dr. Alerhand serves as Director for the Israeli Association of Emergency Medicine's (IAEM) Critical Care Ultrasound Workshop in Tel Aviv in March. The fellow is invited to serve as faculty.

- The Emergency Medicine department holds monthly Research Committee meetings. The Fellow is invited to present his design and/or findings to receive feedback and departmental support.

- Dr. Alerhand serves as Editor of the EMdocs.net US Probes section (http://www.emdocs.net/category/ultrasound/). The website receives up to 9,000 views per day. The fellow is invited to submit articles.

- The Director of Business Operations (an Emergency Medicine physician) is directly involved with all aspects of ultrasound billing and revenue.

Educational Experience

- Education is primarily supervised by core faculty of the Ultrasound Division within the Department of Emergency Medicine.
- Other services providing education and resources include:

- Medical Intensive Care: two ICU attendings who serve as CHEST instructors
- Cardiology: echocardiography case review
- Cardiac Anesthesia: trans-esophageal echocardiography in the operating room
- Regional Anesthesia: elective for developing expertise with nerve blocks
- Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: musculoskeletal ultrasound
- OB/Gyn: advanced obstetric ultrasound

Deadline for fellowship application:

October 14th

Fellows chosen: