Program Resident Education
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Resident Education Experience
Average Number of US
Is there a dedicated US month?
There is a dedicated two-week rotation during the EM-1 year, during which each resident completes over 125 scans
Is there an US elective?
yes for third and fourth year medical students and advanced bedside ultrasound for senior EM residents
Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:
Many residents have entered ultrasound fellowships after graduation. In addition several residents have gone on to become ultrasound directors or obtain RDMS certification
Number of hours Hands-on (i.e. scan shifts)
Number of hours Image Review
Number of hours didactics
Several fourth-year residents each year choose ultrasound as their subspecialty track. They focus additional clinical time in this area and assist with QA and research projects. This helps the fellow with patient enrollment in studies and brings greater depth to the clinical program.