Prog Fellowship Position
University of California, Irvine Medical Center
Length of Fellowship:
$80,000, and in addition to this, a $3000 stipend for travel
Travel to AIUM is covered
Number of Clinical Hours:
72 per month
Administering the 4th year medical student ultrasound rotation (scheduling, grades, teaching); Running monthly ultrasound journal club.
Number of Sites
Number of Positions per year:
Significant teaching opportunities are present at the medical school where UCI has an integrated 4-year vertical bedside ultrasound curriculum. Ultrasound is taught during anatomy, physiology, clinical pathology, and an ongoing course during the first two years called "Clinical Foundations". Students have access to ultrasound machines during their 3rd year clerkships in medicine, family medicine, and surgery rotations.
You will digitally record all your scans and review all of them with the fellowship director. You are expected to scan at least 1000 patients for the year and this usually requires coming in on your days off to keep your numbers up. Significant lecturing opportunities exist for you to develop your speaking style and hands-on teaching ability.
Deadline for fellowship application:
Variable, but most interviews are completed by October