University at Buffalo

Fellowship Program

Length of Fellowship:

12 Months

Salary:

Competitive Salary - $114,690

Additional Funds

Additional CME: $5,000
Additional Clinical Time - compensated at $120-190/hr (plus retirement)
Retirement - Mandatory 3% matched with 12% UEMS
Medical/Dental Benefits
Life Insurance - 2 times UEMS salary
Disability Insurance - 90-day waiting period/60% of pay (maximum $10,000/month)
Flexible Spending Account
Personal Leave - 4 days after 6 months
Malpractice Coverage - $1.3 million/$3.9 million occurrence
Educational Benefits additional tuition and reasonable out of town travel costs paid for
ACEP, SAEM, AIUM, courses for advanced degree work at UB (with approval of Ultrasound Fellowship Director)

Number of Clinical Hours:

18-20 clinical hours per week as an attending in the Emergency Department.

Other Duties

Clinical Instruction:
Bedside US instruction in the emergency department
EM resident on ultrasound rotation
UB medical students on ultrasound rotation
PEM Fellows
EM Faculty

Number of Sites

Erie County Medical Center
Buffalo General Hospital
Western NY VA Hospital
Oishei Children's Hospital (formerly Women and Children's Medical Center of Buffalo)

Number of Positions per year:

1-2

Additional Opportunities

Educational Experience

-Weekly image review and ultrasound conference.
-Monthly ultrasound journal clubs.
-Advanced didactic lectures from faculty.
-Specialty rotations with Cardiology and the ECHO lab, including TEE experience.
-Vascular lab
-Sports medicine rotation with MSK ultrasound and injections

Deadline for fellowship application:

November 1

Fellows chosen:

1-2