MetroHealth Medical Center

Resident Education Experience

Average Number of US


Is there a dedicated US month?

Yes (for PG1 residents)

Is there an US elective?

Yes (for PG3 residents)

Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:

Multiple residents have gone on to pursue fellowship training.

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

ED residents on their ultrasound rotation work full-time with the sonographer-educator and core faculty. All scans during their ultrasound rotation are supervised.

Number of hours Image Review

Varies. Done on a weekly basis.

Number of hours didactics

40 hours per week. All scanning done during the resident rotation is supervised by the sonographer-educator or core faculty. In addition, residents have online modules and cases they need to complete during rotation.

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