Ultrasound Fellowship

The UCSF Department of Emergency Medicine is pleased to offer a one year Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Program. Our fellowship is a one-year experience for graduates of emergency medicine residency programs. The goal of the fellowship is to produce well-trained sonographers proficient in ultrasound education and research. The fellow's curriculum will consist of scanning shifts supervised by ultrasound faculty at the Moffitt-Long Hospital and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG) emergency departments, as well as individualized video review and didactic sessions.

The compensation is commensurate with the PGY level set by UCSF.



Our faculty have taught extensively at the regional and national level, and is actively conducting emergency ultrasound research. Core ultrasound faculty include Drs. Starr Knight, William Shyy, Nathan Teismann, Kavita Gandhi, Sally Graglia, Ralph Wang, Teri Reynolds, Adrian Flores, Liz Kwan, Margaret Lin, and Aaron Kornblith who are all ultrasound trained.


Highlights of the Fellowship Year

  • Enrollment in the UCSF "Designing Clinical Research" Course
  • Participation in ongoing emergency ultrasound research projects
  • Teaching opportunities at the regional and national level
  • Resident teaching opportunities
  • RDMS preparation



  • Graduate of an ACGME approved U.S. Emergency Medicine residency program
  • Board eligible or board certified in Emergency Medicine
  • Must possess a California Medical License and valid DEA license in order to begin the training program
  • Visas: Our department cannot sponsor J-1 or H-1B visas for non-ACGME fellows.


Application Procedure

Please submit the following documents online at http://eusfellowships.com. Please contact Dawnee Wong, Fellowship Coordinator, if you have any questions about the application. The application deadline is September 15, 2021. 

  • A cover letter explaining your interest in emergency ultrasound and any previous experience
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation (one of which must be from your program 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 our Fellowship Directors Dr. Starr Knight and Dr. William Shyy.