Beth Isreal Deaconess Medical Center Boston

Resident Education Experience

Average Number of US

300+ Every resident is encouraged to become credentialed in all 12 bedside applications upon graduation based on the ACEP guidelines

Is there a dedicated US month?

Yes, in PGY1 3 weeks (one week full time, three weeks combined with anesthesia)

Is there an US elective?

Yes, in PGY3, frequently taken

Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:


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

Interns and residents are required to do 4-5 scan shifts a week during their rotation

Number of hours Image Review

The interns/residents are attending our Monday afternoon educational session and scan review during their 4 weeks and publish our departmental ultrasound case of the week

Number of hours didactics

Weekly meeting with other ultrasound faculty weekly didactic lectures and hands-on resident didactics on rotating topics per reading compendium Quarterly sim sessions and ultrasound hands-on labs

Other Information

Residents have the opportunity to rotate with one of our South African Cape Town ultrasound and Emergency Medicine collaborators during elective time