Program Resident Education
South Shore University Hospital Northwell Health
Resident Education Experience
Average Number of US
350 required to graduate however many achieve that number by the end of PGY2
Is there a dedicated US month?
EM residents have a total of 4 weeks of dedicated ED US. Two 2-week blocks as a 1st and 2nd year resident. Also an elective option in final year of residency.
Is there an US elective?
Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:
We are a new 3-year EM residency program. Our first class will graduate in 2022.
Number of hours Hands-on (i.e. scan shifts)
6-8hours scan shift 4times a week for 2 weeks as PGY1 and another 2 weeks as PGY2 optional 2 or 4 week ultrasound elective in PGY3 year
Number of hours Image Review
Weekly tape reviews all scans performed in the department. 6-8 hours weekly.
Number of hours didactics
10 hours intern introductory course; 1-2 hours/month for all residents. 4-6 hours of US for residents on ultrasound track