Program Resident Education
Riverside Community Hospital
Resident Education Experience
Average Number of US
Is there a dedicated US month?
Yes, 2-week rotation in both PGY1 & PGY3 year
Is there an US elective?
Yes. A more extensive longitudinal ultrasound mini-fellowship is available as well
Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:
Number of hours Hands-on (i.e. scan shifts)
9 scanning shifts per 2-week ultrasound rotation (approximately 75h/rotation).
Number of hours Image Review
10.5h per 2-week rotation Residents participate in the weekly QA sessions during ultrasound rotation
Number of hours didactics
Approximately 65 didactic hours over 3 years
One day ultrasound bootcamp during new PGY1 orientation.
Hands-on and simulation-based workshops to train residents are presented twice as part of a recurring 1.5 year POCUS curriculum (6 sessions per year).
Separate ultrasound rotations are provided for Anesthesia, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, and Transitional Year residents.
Weekly critical care scanning session is provided to the Internal Medicine Residency.
Annual POCUS workshop is provided to the Surgery Residency.
POCUS workshops are held for the faculty, including CME workshops.
Core Ultrasound Qbank