Emergency Ultrasound Medical Student Rotation (MS-4)

The mission of this rotation is to train future emergency physicians in the basics of emergency limited ultrasonography and to help them become proficient emergency sonographers who will use and incorporate their knowledge to positively enhance patient care. We will focus on bedside echo, aorta, gallbladder, EFAST including evaluation for pneumothorax, renal, pelvic, and soft tissue ultrasound, as well as ample of opportunity to become proficient at ultrasound guided vascular access. Other studies include assessment of volume status, foreign body location, musculoskeletal, scrotal, ocular and venous vascular scans.

Course Materials

  • Ma JO, Mateer JR, Blaivas M. Emergency Ultrasound. 2nd Ed. 2008

Additional Information

  • You will receive textbook on first day. You must return it on the last Friday of your 4 week rotation.

Ultrasound Faculty

L. Connor Nickels

L. Connor Nickels M.D., RDMS, FACEP

Clinical Associate Professor
Giuliano De Portu

Giuliano De Portu M.D., FACEP

Assistant Dean For Health Care Excellence, Community And Belonging; Director Emergency Medicine Ultrasound; Director Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship;‚Äč Clinical Associate Professor
Rohit P Patel

Rohit P Patel M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor; Associate Chief, Division Of Critical Care Medicine; Co-Director, Emergency Medicine Critical Care Fellowship; Co-Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit; Director, Critical Care Ultrasound, Surgical ICU