Cook County Rush Emergency US Fellowship



The Portal Research Network: What is the leaning curve in Emergency Ultrasound? Accepted for presentation at ACEP SA 2013.

The Portal Research Network: Does completion of ACEP minimum training benchmarks predict competency in Emergency Ultrasound? Oral presentation at ACEP SA 2012 and SAEM 2013.

A Novel US Simulator versus Traditional Hands on Training for Disaster First Responders. Oral presentation at SAEM 2013,

FLUSH Study: Flush the Line and US the Heart, collaboration with Dr. Russ Horowitz, Dept of Pediatric EM. Presented at SAEM 2013.

Novel Exam Rating Scale for Ultrasound Credentialing, collaboration with Dr. Sam Lam from Christ Department of EM. Presented at SAEM 2012.

Ultrasonic but Audible: a Hospitalist Ultrasound Fellowship Program. Presented in 2012.



-Lam SH, Bailitz J, Blehar D, Becker BA, Hoffmann B, Liteplo AS, Rajan KB, Lambert M. Multi-Institution Validation of an Emergency Ultrasound Image Rating Scale-A Pilot Study. J Emerg Med. 2015.

-Paddock MT, Bailitz J, Horowitz R, Khishfe B, Cosby K, Sergel MJ. Disaster Response Team FAST Skills Training with a Portable Ultrasound Simulator Compared to Traditional Training: Pilot Study. West J Emerg Med. 2015.

-Russell FM, Ehrman RR, Cosby K, Ansari A, Tseeng S, Christain E, Bailitz J.Diagnosing Acute Heart Failure in Patients With Undifferentiated Dyspnea: A Lung and Cardiac Ultrasound (LuCUS) Protocol. Acad Emerg Med. 2015.

-Horowitz R, Gossett JG, Bailitz J, Wax D, Pierce MC. The FLUSH study—flush the line and ultrasound the heart: ultrasonographic confirmation of central femoral venous line placement. Ann Emerg Med. 2014.

-Gaspari RJ, Bailitz J. RDMS ultrasound certification for emergency physicians. Ann Emerg Med. 2014.

-Roxas R, Gallegos L, Bailitz J. Rapid detection of aortic occlusion with emergency ultrasonography. Ann Emerg Med. 2011.