Nuvance Health - Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Fellowship Program

Length of Fellowship:

One year


(IM and FM fellows may have different salary)

Additional Funds

CME: $1800
Relocation: $2000
Benefits package includes meal stipend and white coat

Number of Clinical Hours:

Maximum of 90 clinical hours per month

Other Duties

In addition to clinical duties, the fellows are expected to participate in resident education through one scanning shift per week [ultrasound teaching day] from 8am - 5pm. This includes two sessions of supervised ultrasound scanning shifts with rotating learners and one lecture on a basic ultrasound application topic. Fellows will be expected to run at least 5 ultrasound scanning shifts per month and attend all other scheduled sessions unless working clinically or performing other academic responsibilities.

Fellows will be required to initiate and complete one research project to a minimum of a poster presentation but ideally to manuscript state with the fellow as the first author. They are to contribute to at least one additional ongoing research project where they will be a contributing author.

Fellows will participate in weekly journal club with rotating learners and once a month are required to present their own journal club article during the fellows academic half day conference.

Number of Sites


Number of Positions per year:


Additional Opportunities

Point-of-care ultrasound teaching for medical providers in Peru

Educational Experience

Additional US educational experience will occur via:
Ultrasound Vascular Lab
Simulation Lab at Norwalk Hospital for TEE
Department of Anesthesia for TEE and regional anesthesia

Image Review

Image review is performed weekly with the group of rotating learners on their ultrasound rotation. Images are reviewed for proper technique, image acquisition, completeness of images, accurate interpretation, and scored on a 1 to 5 scale as per ACEP guidelines. We use the Butterfly Enterprise workflow software.



Deadline for fellowship application:


Fellows chosen: