Advanced Emergency Medicine Ultrasonography Fellowship Position
The Department of Emergency Medicine at the Prisma Health System-Upstate is seeking an emergency ultrasound fellow to join the department s Division of Emergency Ultrasound.
The Division of Emergency Ultrasound manages point-of-care ultrasound education for the Department, credentialing, and administrative operations for seven emergency departments within the health system. Currently the Division has five emergency ultrasound fellowship trained physicians. The Division oversees the approximate 10,000 point-of-care ultrasound scans that are performed each year in the emergency departments within the system. Six of the emergency departments are accredited by ACEPs Clinical Ultrasound Accreditation Program. Application to the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Accreditation Council (EUFAC) will occur once applications are opened for submission.
The ideal candidates must have successfully completed a residency training program in Emergency Medicine and be board prepared or certified in Emergency Medicine.
The position is a 1.0 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) position that is comprised of 0.5 FTE clinical and 0.5 FTE non-clinical components. The clinical component includes 780 clinical hours per year (~15 hours per week) working as an emergency medicine attending in our Departments.
Non-clinical responsibilites (0.5 FTE) will focus on developing the fellow s advanced ultrasound skill set under the direction of five emergency ultrasound fellowship trained faculty within a robust Emergency Ultrasound Division that is strongly supported within the Department of Emergency Medicine. The fellow s training will focus primarily on advanced clinical applications, teaching, research, and administrative skills. The fellow will be an active participant in weekly emergency ultrasound Division conference, didactic and hands-on teaching for residents/faculty/medical students, Division research, and Division administrative responsibilities including credentialing and quality assurance (QA).
Upstate, SC is located on the I-85 corridor between Atlanta and Charlotte and is one of the fastest growing areas in the country. Ideally situated near beautiful mountains, beaches, and lakes, we also enjoy a diverse and thriving economy, excellent quality of life and wonderful cultural and educational opportunities.
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