The UTHealth Department of Emergency Medicine offers a one-year fellowship in Clinician Performed Ultrasound. The fellowship includes didactic and hands-on training in ultrasound physics as well as the primary and advanced indications for sonography performed by the clinician at the bedside.
The UTHealth Department of Emergency Medicine offers a one-year fellowship in Clinician Performed Ultrasound. The fellowship includes didactic and hands-on training in ultrasound physics, primary, and advanced indications for clinician performed ultrasound.
The US section faculty is a motivated group with a diverse training background. All experts in basic bedside applications of ultrasound with individual interest including advanced echocardiography, musculoskeletal sonography, sonography in the resource limited setting, pediatrics, research, multimedia, and education.
We strive to do our part to help advance clinician performed ultrasound. Efforts include exploring new and improved applications through research conducted inside and outside the Department of Emergency Medicine. Introducing ultrasound medical students as a part of their education and through interest groups. Additionally, we enjoy a collegial and collaborative relationship with other departments around the hospital who utilize point of care sonography.
The fellow is involved in the education of the Emergency Medicine residents rotating on the emergency ultrasound elective. The fellow works with the director on all administrative duties, including quality assurance, database management, student, nursing, resident and faculty education, machine maintenance, and training course coordination. The research requirement includes serving as primary investigator on at least one study and participating on other EM ultrasound research projects.
Our primary goals are for graduates to have a diverse master scanning skill set. The confidence and capabilities for program leadership. Inspiration and experience to continue exploring the limits of point of care sonography and educating learners.
- Applications accepted year-round
- Fellowship start date: July 1
- Stipend $1/2 full time Faculty Salary
- Clinical obligation: 56 hours per month as attending physician in Memorial Hermann-TMC and/or Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital
- Continuing Medical Education: $5,000.
Contact Richard Gordon, MD
Sara Miller, MD, Section Director
Richard Gordon, MD, Fellowship Director
Gladston Hackett, MD
Hannah Smith, MD