New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

Resident Education Experience

Average Number of US

Residents do over 300 scans with good diversity of exams.

Is there a dedicated US month?

The EM residents have a 4 week US rotation in their 1st year.

Is there an US elective?

Yes, residents can do a 2-4 week elective in their 3rd year

Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:

Since 2009, twenty-five residents have gone on to become US fellows.

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

The residents have three days of 8 hour ultrasound shifts and one quality assurance a week during their US rotation. During clinical shifts, they are expected to conduct all of their own studies with a credentialed attending.

Number of hours Image Review

All exams conducted within the department are evaluated during a weekly video review. The resident attends these sessions while on their US rotation and receives direct feedback.

Number of hours didactics

The 1st year residents receive several introductory didactic lectures and hands-on training in their first month. 1-2 hours of dedicated lecture is given to the residents each month. At the end of the academic year we provide an advanced ultrasound didactic session with workshop and run a jeopardy game.

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