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

Other Information

Ultrasound is part of a full two day orientation for all incoming Emergency Medicine Residents with opportunities in the simulation laboratory.