Program Resident Education
Virginia Commonwealth University
Resident Education Experience
Average Number of US
400+ ultrasounds by graduation
Is there a dedicated US month?
Is there an US elective?
Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:
1-2 per year
Number of hours Hands-on (i.e. scan shifts)
Number of hours Image Review
Number of hours didactics
40+ hours by the time of graduation
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.