George Washington University

Resident Education Experience

Average Number of US


Is there a dedicated US month?

Ultrasound is part of orientation for incoming interns, and all interns take a 16 hour Emergency Ultrasound course conforming to ACEP guidelines. Interns also do a two week rotation dedicated to emergency ultrasound, including didactics, scanning, and video review.

Is there an US elective?

Yes - frequently taken by PGY2-4 residents in addition to the required rotation during internship

Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:

4, and others have gone on to teach ultrasound at residency programs.

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

12-16 hours/week

Number of hours Image Review

4 hours/week

Number of hours didactics


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