Cook County - NorthShore Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship



Ehrman R, Russel F, Ansari A, Cosby K. Bailitz J. Can Emergency Physicians Accurately Diagnose and Correctly Classify Diastolic Dysfunction using Bedside Echo. Presented at the Annual Meeting for the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine, May 2014.

Bailitz J., Sergel M., McGee D., Khishfe B., Paddock M., Sabit M., Dissanayake V., Horowitz R., Cosby K. Does a Novel Simulator Provide Effective Hands on Training Versus Traditional Trauma Ultrasound Training for a Disaster Response Team? A Prospective Randomized Study. Oral Presentation, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Annual Meeting. April, 2013.

Bailitz, J, Hoffman, Nolting, Budhram, Cosby. Accuracy of Emergency Medicine Residents During Completion of the American College of Emergency Physicians Minimum Ultrasound Training Benchmarks. Oral presentation, American College of Emergency Physicians Annual Scientific Assembly, Research Forum. Oct, 2012.

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.



Helland G, Gaspari R, Licciardo S, Sanseverino A, Torres U, Emhoff T, Blehar D. Randomized Comparison of Four Views to Single View Ultrasound Protocols to Identify Clinically Significant Pneumothorax. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 Oct 23(10):1170-1175.
PMID: 27428394

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.

Kim DJ, Bynny RL, Rice CA, et al. Test Characteristics of Emergency Physician−Performed Limited Compression Ultrasound for Lower-Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis, Journal of Emergency Medicine. 51(6):684-90.

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;16(2):32530.

Ehrman RR, Russell FM, Ansari AH, Margeta B, Clary JM, Christian E, Cosby KS, Baiitz J. Can emergency physicians diagnose and correctly classify diastolic dysfunction using bedside echocardiography? Am J Emerg Med 2015.33(9):1178-83.

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.

Gottlieb M, Cosby K. Ultrasound-guided Hematoma Block for Distal Radial and Ulnar Fractures. J Emerg Med 2014. 48(3):310-2.

Russell, F, Ehrman R, Cosby K, Ansari A, Tseng S, Errick C, Bailitz J. Diagnosing acute heart failure in patients with undifferentiated dyspnea: a lung and cardiac ultrasound (LuCUS) protocol Acad Emerg Med. 2014. 22(2):182-91.

-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.

Rice, Cliff. “Syncope in a 16 year old female.” Case Studies in Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound. 2013

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

Sherman SC, Cosby K. Emergency physician ultrasonography – aortic dissection. J Emerg Med. 2004;26:217-218.