Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Resident Education Experience

Average Number of US

600

Is there a dedicated US month?

Yes. A PGY1 and PGY3 are paired together for the 2-week elective, working under the supervision of Ultrasound faculty. The PGY1 benefits from the additional experienced bedside teaching/mentorship from the PGY3, while the PGY3 advances his/her educational skill and portfolio. As part of this elective, the PGY3 may schedule elective days such as TEE simulation and echo case review.

Is there an US elective?

Yes. Up to 2 MS3 and/or MS4 students are eligible to join the residents on their rotation.

Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:

2 (Classes of 2018, 2016)

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

Fellows are expected to perform at least 4 hours of scanning per week. Ultrasound faculty have dedicated protected time to join the Fellow.

Number of hours Image Review

2 hours per week with the Ultrasound Faculty 2 hours per month during Resident Ultrasound Rounds

Number of hours didactics

Minimum of 1 lecture per year to the residency, along with other residency initiatives. Minimum of 1 lecture per year to medical students, along with other undergraduate medical education initiatives. Assistance with faculty education and credentialing

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