New York Presbyterian Queens

Resident Education Experience

Average Number of US

500-900 scans over 3 years

Is there a dedicated US month?

Yes! A one month ultrasound rotation during pgy 1 year, one month ultrasound rotation during pgy 2 year, and opportunity to do an elective rotation in ultrasound during pgy 3.

Is there an US elective?

Yes. Residents in their third year can do an elective in ultrasound. The elective rotation focuses on advanced applications.

Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:


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

PGY-1: 12 hours/week for 4 weeks PGY-2: 31 hours/week for 4 weeks PGY-3: optional 2 to 4 week elective

Number of hours Image Review

6 hours/week

Number of hours didactics

2 day intern introductory course; 2 hours/month for all residents. 4-6 hours of US for residents on ultrasound track.

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