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

Other Information

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.