MetroHealth Medical Center

Resident Education Experience

Average Number of US

Residents are expected to perform a minimum of 150 during their residency.

Is there a dedicated US month?

Yes, we have a dedicated 3 week ultrasound 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. Former residents who became fellows include: Sandy Werner (MetroHealth) Sara Stout (MetroHealth) Deb Kimball (MetroHealth) Matthew Tabbut (MetroHealth) Cristiana Olaru (University of Pennsylvania)

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


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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