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Emergency Ultrasonography Fellowship, UMass Chan - Baystate

The UMass Chan - Baystate Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship provides emergency physicians with all the tools necessary to be an effective emergency ultrasound director. This one-year program is open to board-certified/board-eligible emergency physicians who have completed an Emergency Medicine  residency.

Lots of Experience, Top-Flight Facilities, Education Focus

We have more than 122,000 emergency visits a year in our busy, high-acuity emergency department and Level-1 trauma center. Our new center has 10 ambulance bays, 3 trauma bays, a rooftop helipad, separate pediatric ED, 94 private rooms, and a dedicated radiology suite.

Our department also offers a residency and a medical student rotation in emergency medicine , and fellowships in pediatric emergency medicine, emergency medicine administration, emergency medicine education, emergency medicine research, and emergency wilderness medicine.

Expand Your Ultrasound Repertoire

Fellow Amanda Shorette Practices on a Transesophageal Ultrasound Simulator

The EUS fellowship stresses mastery of basic ultrasound exams—you will refine and enhance your skills in trauma, abdominal, basic echo, and pelvic sonography. 

You'll also learn sophisticated applications in thoracic, vascular, critical care ultrasound, and advanced echocardiography, including the use of them in undifferentiated  hypotension, respiratory distress and cardiac arrest.

Develop Your Education Skills

We focus heavily on developing your teaching proficiency. You will give frequent lectures to residents, medical students, and faculty during the year, building a large digital teaching database of ultrasound images.

In addition, you'll have an opportunity to travel and lecture nationally.

Learn All Aspects of Program Development

You will be instructed in multiple areas of program development:

  • QA processes
  • hardware/network integration
  • documentation
  • billing
  • purchasing of ultrasound machines