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

Other Information

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