Program Resident Education
Boston Medical Center/Boston University
Resident Education Experience
Average Number of US
300-400 over the month
Is there a dedicated US month?
Yes, 1 month
Is there an US elective?
Yes, 1 month; also Ultrasound Tract within the residency
Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:
Number of hours Hands-on (i.e. scan shifts)
Approximately 8-10 scan shifts with ultrasound faculty/month. The rest of the month the residents are required to be down in the ED scanning on their own.
Number of hours Image Review
Number of hours didactics
8 dedicated US lectures given per year at resident conference 4 small groups hands-on US sessions per year during resident conference