The Baylor College of Medicine/Ben Taub Hospital Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship is currently accepting applications for our one-year fellowship program. Ben Taub Hospital is a high acuity, urban hospital that is one of only two Level 1 trauma centers in Houston’s Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest medical center.
Affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine and the Baylor Emergency Medicine Residency, this environment provides care for a diverse population leading to superb ultrasound and clinical training. The fellowship objectives are based on the ACEP Guidelines for Ultrasound Fellowships and are tailored to optimally meet the fellow’s professional goals.
The fellowship provides advanced education in emergency ultrasound (EUS) through hands-on and interactive, didactic educational opportunities.
- Weekly dedicated scanning shifts in the adult and pediatric ED's proctored by EUS faculty
- Weekly ultrasound video/image review
- Weekly journal club sessions to discuss cutting edge ultrasound research/articles
- Unrestricted use of US in the ED
- Access to supplemental hands-on training with ultrasound experts from the departments of radiology, cardiology, and anesthesia
The fellow assumes a leadership role in ultrasound education within the emergency department and residency.
- Lectures to the residency and bedside teaching during resident/medical student scanning shifts
- US workshops/courses
- Active involvement in the resident/medical student US elective
The fellow is expected to complete one publishable original research project during his/her year of fellowship.
A longitudinal experience providing the fellow with the skills necessary to direct an Emergency Ultrasound Program.
- Quality Assurance of all ultrasound images from the ED (with faculty support and supervision)
- One administrative project
- 20 hours per week as an attending physician in the ED
- Appointment at Baylor College of Medicine as clinical instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine