Indiana University

Fellowship Program

Length of Fellowship:

1 year

Salary:

Based on level of training. Follows ACGME pay scale.

Additional Funds

$7500 CME

Number of Clinical Hours:

Six 8-9 hour shifts per month.
Moonlighting opportunities available.

Other Duties

Teaching: Involved in ultrasound curriculum development; educating faculty, residents and medical students through hands on teaching and core lectures.
Research: Required year long research project.

Number of Sites

IU Health Methodist Hospital
Eskenazi (Wishard) Hospital
IU Health Riley Hospital for Children

Number of Positions per year:

2

Additional Opportunities

Hands on scanning with director and ultrasound faculty of medical, surgical and trauma patients
Independent scanning once fellow is more confident and comfortable
Weekly Journal Clubs
Weekly scan review and Q/A
Opportunities to scan throughout the hospital in the ICU, echo lab, radiology department and with anesthesia learning peripheral blocks
Teaching at ultrasound workshops both locally and nationally
Attend national conferences
Opportunities and resources available to pursue a research project with dedicated research time

Educational Experience

The fellowship curriculum is based on ACEP's Emergency Ultrasound Guidelines and ACEPS's Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Guidelines.
In addition to the departmental US core faculty, the fellow has opportunities to scan with:
Anesthesia faculty on the regional pain service, performing peripheral blocks
Cardiology faculty at the bedside and reviewing studies in the echocardiography reading room
Critical care faculty in the ICU
Fellows are expected to complete 800 high quality exams during their fellowship.

Deadline for fellowship application:

November

Fellows chosen:

Fellows are chosen mid-November