Jacobi Medical Center

Resident Education Experience

Average Number of US

Varies per resident. Each resident is encouraged to scan as much as possible. Average is about 500.

Is there a dedicated US month?


Is there an US elective?


Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:

Anthony Weekes 1997 - RDMS, Jill Corbo 1998 - RDMS, Jessica Wang 2000 - RDMS, Daniel Theodoro 2001 - North Shore University Hospital (Manhasset, NY | First ultrasound fellow in the country), Tesfa Young 2002 - RDMS, Joseph Novic 2009 - RDMS, Andrew Shannon 2009 - Louisiana State University, Mikaela Chilstrom 2009 - Kings County, Sam Ayala 2013 - Brooklyn Methodist, Jennifer Norton 2014 - Jacobi Medical Center, Tina Sundaram 2015 - Cook County, Orinthia King 2015 - Brooklyn Methodist, Yana Delkhah 2016 - Brooklyn Methodist, Michael Halperin 2018 - Massachusetts General Hospital Michelle Montenegro 2020 - Jacobi Medical Center Nimish Bhatt 2021 - Denver Allison Lee 2021 - Kings County Nicole Leonard 2021 - Brown Han Xu (Current Fellow) - Boston University Mike Del Valle (Current Fellow) - Denver Gagandeep Singh (Current Fellow) - Jacobi Farnam Kazi (Current Fellow) - Maimonides

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

Fellows are expected to perform about 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

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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