The Advanced Emergency Medicine Ultrasound (AEMUS) Fellowship curriculum is designed to train the fellow(s) to effectively implement clinical ultrasound (CUS), also known as point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), into daily patient care, advance clinical ultrasound skills, and prepare them for clinical ultrasound leadership.
The Fellowship will take place over one academic year.
- Works 8 clinical shifts per month as an attending physician. These shifts are split between our academic ED and community ED. Internal moonlighting opportunities are also available.
- Supervises learners during clinical and educational shifts
- Supervises clinical care of patients in the ED
- Teaches in intern orientation course
- Teaches interns on US rotation
- Teaches upper-level residents during US shifts
- Teaches scan labs in the college of medicine
- Teaches interdepartmentally to other residents and fellows in scan labs
- Participates in our emergency ultrasound quality assurance program:
- Image review of both clinical and educational scans
- Performs patient callbacks as needed
- Educates staff, residents and students on POCUS technical and interpretative skills
- Participates in weekly fellow education day (4.5 hours weekly)
- Scan labs – both on standardized and clinical patients
- Didactic lectures
- Image review
- Cadaver labs
- Complete a minimum of 1000 ultrasound examinations
- Participate in on-going quality improvement projects
- Participate in on-going scholarly activity
- Click here to view a sample of the curriculum