Harbor - UCLA Medical Center

Resident Education Experience

Average Number of US

150-200 by the end of PGY1

Is there a dedicated US month?

- two weeks mandatory EM R1 rotation - one month mandatory Fam Med R3 rotation

Is there an US elective?

- elective for EM R2/R3 - 10 week selective for EM R3/R4 - elective for other specialties (IM, neuro, PM&R, etc)

Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:


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

100 scans/ week during elective.

Number of hours Image Review

Varies, weekly.

Number of hours didactics

- Weekly mini-lectures for rotators - Three dedicated EM conference days/year - R1 US orientation in July - R2 full day US orientation in July

Other Information

- Voluntary participation in SAEM SonoGames training sessions.