Carolinas Medical Center

Resident Education Experience

Average Number of US


Is there a dedicated US month?

Yes, PGY1

Is there an US elective?

Yes, PGY2 or PGY3

Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:


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

80 hours/PGY1 month, US imaging inherent during clinical ED shifts

Number of hours Image Review


Number of hours didactics


Other Information

Residents receive direct hands supervision and are expected to perform over 100 recorded scans (including ultrasound reports of findings and interpretations)
Image Review sessions are held each week