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

4 hours/week

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

Other Information