Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Resident Education Experience

Average Number of US

Varies per resident. Required to complete 150-300 exams for graduation.

Is there a dedicated US month?

4wks as a PGY-1, 4wks PGY-2 (shared with EMS), special 4 day US "bootcamp" curriculum in July of PGY-1 year

Is there an US elective?

Yes

Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:

2

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

2-3 scanning shifts per week (3-4 hours each)

Number of hours Image Review

Continuous

Number of hours didactics

Online didactic curriculum and weekly hour long conference

Other Information

Opportunity to use clinical ultrasound on rotation in our Guyanese Emergency Department

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