Kaweah Health, Department of Emergency Medicine

Resident Education Experience

Average Number of US

300 upon graduation expected

Is there a dedicated US month?

Yes, 4-week block as a PGY 1

Is there an US elective?

Yes, 1 to 4 weeks as a PGY 2 or PGY 3

Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:

2019, Brian Tanner, MD; UC Davis 2020, Matt Henschel, DO, Kaweah Delta 2021, Patsy Chenpanas, MD, Oregon State University 2021, Theresa Kim, MD, Desert Regional Medical Center

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

Compliant with ACEP requirements

Number of hours Image Review

Compliant with ACEP requirements

Number of hours didactics

Compliant with ACEP requirements

Other Information

EM residents performing an advanced elective do so frequently as part of their research elective. They assist with teaching the PGY 1 residents on their clinical ultrasound block.