Program Description

Type of Program:

Three-Year Emergency Medicine residency program with 36 residents and >80,000 visits/year

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Ultrasound Fellowship Education:

Fellows will receive individualized, hands-on training by leaders in the field. Fellows will follow a structured curriculum with weekly journal clubs, Fellows will also get practice and feedback on bedside teaching, workshop development, slide design and public speaking, curricular development, and ultrasound administration. Fellows will have the opportunity to give lectures and participate in workshops at local, regional, and national conferences. Fellows will also receive individualized research mentoring and the opportunity to be involved in a variety of ultrasound projects. Fellows will be expected to perform >1,000 ultrasound examinations and demonstrate proficiency in ultrasonography, administration, and education. They will be trained to be ultrasound leaders wherever they elect to practice after graduation.

Ultrasound Faculty:

Michael Gottlieb, MD, RDMS, FAAEM, FACEP - Fellowship Director

Director of Emergency Ultrasound at Rush University Medical Center, as well as co-creator and Chief Academic Officer for the Academic Life in Emergency Medicine (ALiEM) Faculty Incubator. He is also the President of the AAEM Ultrasound Section and Chair of the ACEP Ultrasound Research Subcommittee. He has authored over 250 peer-reviewed publications, is an Editor for Annals of Emergency MedicineWestern Journal of Emergency Medicine, American Journal of Emergency Medicine, and Academic Emergency Medicine Education and Training, as well as the Social Media Editor for Academic Emergency Medicine. He is Chair of the CORD Education Committee, Chair of the CORD Best Practices Subcommittee, and a nationally-recognized speaker and educator. His academic interests include resident education, with a focus on ultrasound and procedural training.

Tina Sundaram, MD - Ultrasound Faculty

Emergency Physician and Assistant Ultrasound Director at Rush University Medical Center. She has spoken nationally and authored several publications on point-of-care ultrasound with a focus on medical student education and procedural applications.