Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Elective

This point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) elective will offer medical students the opportunity to build a solid foundation of knowledge of emergency ultrasound. For various (point-of-care ultrasound) POCUS applications, students will learn the appropriate indications, how to perform each study, how to interpret their findings, and how to integrate point-of-care ultrasounds (POCUS) into clinical care. Students will perform supervised diagnostic ultrasound exams and ultrasound-guided procedures on patients in the Emergency Department (ED). Students will participate in and attend didactic sessions and participate in the review of recent medical literature pertaining to point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) || Comments: 4th year medical students only. For visiting students, please submit a letter of recommendation from faculty you have worked with clinically. Preference to those seeking careers in EM. Please note that this 2-week rotation does not count as a formal residency interview, and rotators interested in the UCSF EM Residency will still need to interview. || Contact: Corey Carpenter  

For information on applying to the UCSF rotations as a visiting student, please visit the UCSF SOM Visiting Students website.