Virginia Commonwealth University

Resident Education Experience

Average Number of US

400+ ultrasounds by graduation

Is there a dedicated US month?

yes

Is there an US elective?

yes

Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:

1-2 per year

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

20 hours/week

Number of hours Image Review

2 hours/week

Number of hours didactics

40+ hours by the time of graduation

Other Information

We have two longitudinal tracks for ultrasound. In the first track residents participate monthly in scanning shifts throughout their PGY-2 year. The second one is a three year track that enables the resident to obtain the 800 scans required for the RDMS certification.

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