Loma Linda University Medical Center

Resident Education Experience

Average Number of US

500-700 scans

Is there a dedicated US month?

Yes in PGY 1 year there is a one month required rotation. All PGY 1 residents get a 10 hour introductory ultrasound course during their first month of residency.

Is there an US elective?

Yes there is an optional advanced ultrasound elective for PGY 2 and PGY 3 residents.

Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:


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

80 hours/month

Number of hours Image Review

3 hours/week

Number of hours didactics

2-4 hours/month for residents.

Other Information