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.

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