Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship
The Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship at Madigan Army Medical Center is a one-year fellowship that covers all emergency medicine core ultrasound applications. Fellows are directly responsible for advanced application of ultrasound to include critical care, advanced cardiac, testicular, ovarian, musculoskeletal, nerve blocks, bowel and advanced pulmonary. Ultrasound is an exciting and rapidly changing modality that offers unique practice options both in an out of the military. As of 2014, Madigan has accepted its first Emergency Medicine Physician’s Assistant Residency graduate as an Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellow.
Ultrasound Fellows are responsible for medical students, residents, Emergency Medicine Physicians Assistants and staff education on all emergency medicine core ultrasound applications. Additionally, Fellow(s) play a crucial role in ultrasound education throughout Madigan by teaching courses to several other residency programs.
In addition to teaching at Madigan, the Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship program has been active in teaching Ultrasound throughout the Army. Current agreements for teaching include: JFCTMC, Government Services ACEP, local regular Army units, Special Operations Forces School, Special Forces units – CONUS/OCONUS. Past courses include; Fort Brag, Fort Hood, Fort Bliss, Okinawa Japan, Hawaii, Lake Tahoe, California, San Antonio, Uniformed University Medical School – Bethesda, MD and Germany.