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

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