Program Resident Education
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?
Number of Residents who went on to become US fellows:
Number of hours Hands-on (i.e. scan shifts)
2-3 scanning shifts per week (3-4 hours each)
Number of hours Image Review
Number of hours didactics
Online didactic curriculum and weekly hour long conference
Opportunity to use clinical ultrasound on rotation in our Guyanese Emergency Department