Maimonides Medical Center

Resident Education Experience

Average Number of US

400-700 scans

Is there a dedicated US month?

Yes: 8 weeks total. One month in the 1st year and one month in the 2nd year

Is there an US elective?

Yes, available to medical students and off service rotators

Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:


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

200 hours of dedicated US hands-on training during the year.

Number of hours Image Review

50 hours over the year.

Number of hours didactics

20 hours

Other Information

Emergency Ultrasound is well-integrated into the 3 year residency program at Maimonides Medical Center, with 1st and 2nd year residents each rotating for one month. Residents from other disciplines such as Pediatric EM, Surgery, IM, and Critical Care have rotated with us. We have a medical student rotation.