We have been training residents in Emergency Ultrasound (EUS) for over a decade.
With our joint Cook County-NorthShore Emergency Ultrasound (EUS) fellowship, we continue to take great pride in not only helping each fellow to become competent in performing and teaching all primary EUS examinations, but to become a future leader in EUS.
Developed in accordance with ACEP Clinical Ultrasound Fellowship Guidelines
Emergency Ultrasound experience in multiple Emergency Departments
Clinical work in multiple clinical environments
Weekly one–on–one scanning time with Emergency Ultrasound faculty
Weekly Journal Club
Weekly Image Review and Credentialing Experience
Opportunities for ultrasound experience in pediatric EM, critical care, anesthesiology, trauma and cardiology
Participation in national and local research projects
Abundant teaching and opportunities for ultrasound learners of all levels
Experience in Emergency Ultrasound Program development, from machine maintenance to credentialing to training
Attend the ACEP/CORD Teaching Fellowship Conference as well as the Rocky Mountain Conference in Emergency Medicine
Competitive Salary with Benefits
Three and Four-year EM residency graduates welcome to apply
Learn about Cook County Health’s Emergency Fellowship Programs.
EUS Fellowship Application
Each Emergency Ultrasound rotation begins with an orientation session and hands-on scanning with EUS faculty.
All residents complete over 250 quality reviewed exams becoming qualified to utilize U.S. in their daily clinical work. During the EUS rotation, residents will be scanning in the ED from Monday through Friday, with dedicated scan session with EUS faculty and fellows. During the weekly image credentialing review, residents are taught the important yet subtle details of this powerful diagnostic technique. Weekly journal club helps provide an opportunity to review fundamental concepts in the latest EUS textbooks, as well as the latest research in the EUS literature.
During our dynamic four-year curriculum, residents learn to become the next leaders in EUS by teaching EUS to third and fourth year medical students, writing case studies and participating in EUS research.
All EUS equipment is available to all physicians 24/7 including:
Five state–of–the–art GE Venue Systems with a full array of probes
Handheld GE Venue systems
All systems have still image and video recording capabilities
Telexy Qpath Point-of-Care Workflow Manager for secure EUS image and video storage
Four Dedicated EUS Rotations
Developed in accordance with ACEP 2016 Ultrasound Guidelines
PGY 1 – 2 weeks, PGY2 – 2 weeks, PGY 3 – 1 week, PGY4 – 1 week
3-hour, one–on–one orientation session and hands-on scanning with EUS faculty
Dedicated EUS Shifts in the ER with the EUS faculty and fellows
Weekly image credentialing review and journal clubs
Completion of over 250 quality assured exams
Case Study and EUS topic presentations
Resident Workshops and Conferences
Workshops dedicated to specific EUS topics and applications
Didactic case-based discussions with real patient images
Hands–on small group instruction in the ED with qualified faculty