Program Resident Education
Georgetown University / Washington Hospital Center
Resident Education Experience
Average Number of US
80 scans per week
Is there a dedicated US month?
YES: dedicated 1 week intern year and 10 additional shifts through 3 years
Is there an US elective?
Yes: two week or month long taken by many upper level residents
Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:
Number of hours Hands-on (i.e. scan shifts)
1-2 sounding shifts per month for emergency medicine residents
Number of hours Image Review
4 hours per week
Number of hours didactics
16 hours in 3 years
Ultrasound is part of a full two day orientation for all incoming Emergency Medicine Residents with opportunities in the simulation laboratory.