Massachusetts General Hospital

Resident Education Experience

Average Number of US

Varies per resident. Each resident is encouraged to scan as much as possible. Ranges from 100-200 in a 4-week block.

Is there a dedicated US month?

4 weeks as a PGY-1

Is there an US elective?

Yes. Available to PGY-3/4. Also offered to 4th year HMS students.

Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:

9+

Number of hours Hands-on (i.e. scan shifts)

Number of hours Image Review

Number of hours didactics

Other Information

In their rotations, residents receive a weekly total of about 24 hours of scanning, image review, and didactics directly supervised by ultrasound directors and fellows. The remainder of the time is spent scanning indepedently.

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