University of California, Irvine Medical Center

Fellowship Program

Length of Fellowship:

1 year

Salary:

$80,000, and in addition to this, a $3000 stipend for travel

Additional Funds

Travel to AIUM is covered

Number of Clinical Hours:

72 per month

Other Duties

Administering the 4th year medical student ultrasound rotation (scheduling, grades, teaching); Running monthly ultrasound journal club.

Number of Sites

2

Number of Positions per year:

2

Additional Opportunities

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.

Educational Experience

You will digitally record all your scans and review all of them with the fellowship director. You are expected to scan 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

Fellows chosen:

See NRMP