Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound

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The Department of Emergency Medicine and Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the University of California San Francisco is pleased to offer a one-year Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Program. Our fellowship is a one-year experience for Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship-trained physicians. We aim to train leaders in PEM ultrasound education, research, and management. The fellow's curriculum will consist of scanning shifts supervised by ultrasound faculty at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals (San Francisco and Oakland), and at our other clinical sites (UCSF Medical Center and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital [ZSFG] emergency departments), as well as individualized video review, didactic sessions, and opportunities for rotations in other departments. Compensation is commensurate with PGY level set by UCSF.

 

Faculty

Our faculty have taught extensively at the regional and national level and is actively conducting emergency ultrasound research. Our PEM ultrasound faculty include: Drs. Aaron Kornblith, Margaret Lin, and Ashkon Shaahinfar and our Emergency Ultrasound faculty include Drs. Starr Knight, William Shyy, Nathan Teismann, Kavita Gandhi, Ralph Wang, Teri Reynolds, and Liz Kwan, who are all ultrasound trained.

 

Highlights of the Fellowship Year

·       Participation in ongoing emergency ultrasound research projects

·       Teaching opportunities at the regional and national level

·       Resident and Fellow teaching opportunities

 

Eligibility

·       Graduate of an ACGME approved Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship program

·       Board eligible or board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine

·       Must possess a California Medical License and valid DEA license in order to begin the training program

 

Application Procedure

Please submit the following documents online at http://eusfellowships.com. Please contact Sandra Lieu, Fellowship Coordinator, if you have any questions about the application. The application opens August 22 and interviews will be held in early Fall.

  • A cover letter explaining your interest in pediatric emergency ultrasound and any previous experience
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation (one of which must be from your fellowship director and another from your department's ultrasound director if you have one at your institution)

Prospective applicants must also register for the match through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

 

If you have any questions about the program, please contact Fellowship Directors Dr. Margaret Lin and Dr. Aaron Kornblith or visit https://eusfellowships.com/prog_main.php?id=148 for more information.