University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Resident Education Experience

Average Number of US

Is there a dedicated US month?

EM Resident ultrasound experience is longitudinal and consists of: -a two day intern ultrasound orientation -a one week ultrasound immersion rotation -followed by ten scanning shifts spread throughout remainder of training experience.

Is there an US elective?


Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:

Average one per year

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

Each scanning shift is 8 hours. Residents are scheduled for 88 hours of hands-on ultrasound experience

Number of hours Image Review


Number of hours didactics

Greater than 20 hours

Other Information