Wake Forest Baptist Health Emergency Medicine

Fellowship Program

Length of Fellowship:

1 year

Salary:

$100,000 Annual

Additional Funds

$3,000 CME
$10,000 Program Support (travel, meetings)

Number of Clinical Hours:

60 hours/month

Other Duties

Assistance with medical student ultrasound instruction (~150 hrs/yr)
Weekly scanning shifts with residents and medical students
Weekly QA with the ultrasound faculty
Progressive QA responsibilities throughout the year
2 resident lectures
1 Journal Club
Academic research project
Administrative meetings

Number of Sites

Clinical Shifts will be completed at one of our satellite ED sites (within 45 minutes of main campus). Teaching shifts and medical school instruction occur at the main campus and our medical school building in Winston Salem.

Number of Positions per year:

1

Additional Opportunities

Extensive medical student teaching opportunities through the integrated MSI/MSII ultrasound curriculum, of which Casey Glass is the course director.

Monthly training sessions organized through the simulation center, which is a collaborative effort across multiple residencies. The fellow will have the opportunity to teach with ultrasound educators throughout the institution as well as the simulation centerís dedicated sonographer.

Teaching opportunities during ultrasound training sessions with the departments of anesthesiology, internal medicine, family medicine, critical care, neurology, pediatrics, neonatology, and surgery.

Teaching opportunities during ultrasound training sessions with community physicians at multiple hospitals affiliated with Wake Forest.

Scanning time with cardiology and radiology sonographers, per the fellows request.

Musculoskeletal ultrasound with the sports medicine department.

Transesophageal ultrasound with the cardiology or anesthesia department.

International teaching and clinical opportunities through the division of global health.

Moonlighting is available.

Educational Experience

We strive to provide a multidisciplinary educational approach, such that our fellows leave Wake Forest with a vast and detailed knowledge of every point of care ultrasound application. We will supply our fellows with an abundance of teaching opportunities, so that they will be comfortable instructing novice or experienced ultrasound users in any educational setting. We hope to provide our fellows with a solid foundation in ultrasound department leadership, allowing them to successfully direct the research or administrative efforts required by any position they seek following graduation.

Deadline for fellowship application:

Per SCUF Match guidelines

Fellows chosen:

Though the SCUF match system