Program Resident Education
University of Cincinnati
Resident Education Experience
Average Number of US
Residents are required to complete 150 ultrasound examinations during residency. Residents average 400 scans prior to graduation.
Is there a dedicated US month?
Is there an US elective?
Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:
Number of hours Hands-on (i.e. scan shifts)
5 scanning shifts per week while on ultrasound rotation
Number of hours Image Review
3-5 hours of image review per week while on ultrasound rotation
Number of hours didactics
Throughout residency approximately 50 hours of ultrasound didactics are offered.
Our residents incorporate ultrasound into their clinical practice routinely. We do all of our own transvaginal ultrasound examinations for early pregnancy in the emergency department and it is rare that renal or biliary ultrasound examinations are ordered from radiology. Residents start thinking like physician sonologists from the beginning of residency and keep those habits throughout residency.