Program Resident Education
North Shore-LIJ University Hospital- Northwell Health
Resident Education Experience
Average Number of US
EM residents graduate with over 400 completed, correctly interpreted examinations performed.
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:
Number of hours Hands-on (i.e. scan shifts)
Fellows are scheduled for weekly scanning shifts to work with residents.
Number of hours Image Review
Tape review is held on a weekly basis to review all scans performed in the department. 6-8 hours weekly.
Number of hours didactics
Residents/fellows are required to attend an Introduction to Emergency Ultrasound course, have 1-2 hours of didactics during monthly EM conference, and receive multiple didactic/hands-on sessions during weekly fellowship meeting.