Program Resident Education
University of Vermont Medical Center
Resident Education Experience
Average Number of US
Is there a dedicated US month?
Yes. Residents also spend 1 day a month on their EM rotations on scan shifts in the ED.
Is there an US elective?
Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:
First class will graduate July 2022.
Number of hours Hands-on (i.e. scan shifts)
5 scan shifts/week during the 2-week ultrasound rotation 2 scans shifts per month of each EM rotation
Number of hours Image Review
3-5 hours/week. Weekly QA sessions and hands on scanning sessions. Bimonthly image review sessions.
Number of hours didactics
Approximately 150 didactic hours over 3 years.
All interns participate in a 2 day intensive EUS “Bootcamp” during orientation. All residents receive a Butterfly iQ, case, and iPad on arrival.
Regular scanning workshops oï¬€ered on diverse scanning applications.
Simulation-based ultrasound sessions and self-directed curriculum oï¬€ered.