Program Resident Education
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:
Number of hours Hands-on (i.e. scan shifts)
Number of hours Image Review
Number of hours didactics
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.