This 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 emergency departments proctored by EUS faculty
- Weekly ultrasound video/image review
- Weekly journal club sessions to discuss cutting-edge ultrasound research/articles
- Unrestricted use of ultrasound in the emergency department
- 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 residents and bedside teaching during resident/medical student scanning shifts
- Ultrasound workshops/courses
- Active involvement in the resident/medical student ultrasound elective
The fellow is expected to complete one publishable original research project during their 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 emergency department (with faculty support and supervision)
- One administrative project
- 16 hours per week as an attending physician in the emergency department
- Appointment as Baylor College of Medicine clinical instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine