Program Resident Education
Brigham and Women's Hospital: Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine
Resident Education Experience
Average Number of US
Varies per resident. Each resident is encouraged to scan as much as possible. Ranges from 150-300 per 4-week block.
Is there a dedicated US month?
4 week block as PGY-1 resident
Is there an US elective?
Yes. Available to PGY-3/4 residents. This elective may also be taken by interested medical and pediatric residents, and 4th year medical students.
Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:
Number of hours Hands-on (i.e. scan shifts)
The residents scan 6 hours per day approximately four times per week. The resident ultrasound rotation is four weeks long and takes place during intern year.
Number of hours Image Review
Approximately 2 hours per week. We hold our ultrasound conference on Thursday afternoons.
Number of hours didactics
1-2 hours per week.