Emergency Ultrasound

We perform over 500 bedside ultrasounds in the ED monthly

Brookdale offers cutting edge ultrasound training for future ED physicians. You will be well-prepared for any clinical environment performing well above the national ABEM standard for ultrasound.

Key Features of our Emergency Ultrasound Curriculum:

  • Three Ultrasound Fellowship-trained faculty
  • Dedicated Ultrasound Blocks
    • First year residents: 3 week rotation
    • Second year residents: 4 week rotation
  • Active research and training with advanced echocardiography, musculoskeletal, critical care, and nerve blocks
  • State-of-the-art equipment including two Mindray TE7 machines and handheld Butterfly Ultrasound Devices (as well as two Sonosite Edge machines)
  • Dedicated EPIC Workflow with full PACS integration for real time feedback and integration with clinical care

PGY 1 Curriculum:

Week 1 – Physics, Knobology, Soft Tissue, Biliary, Renal

Week 2 – Cardiac, Lung, IVC, Aorta, EFAST

Week 3 – Pelvic Pregnant, DVT, Procedural Guidance + Vascular Access

PGY 2 Curriculum:

Week 1 – RUSH, Ocular, Testicular, Pelvic Non-OB, Advanced Cardiac

Week 2 – Nerve Block (Upper Extremity + Interscalene), MSK Shoulder

Week 3 – Nerve Block (Serratus Anterior, TAP), Appendicitis, Intusussception, Pyloric Stenosis

Week 4 – Nerve Block (Fascia Iliaca + Lower Extremity), Lumbar Puncture, Peritonsillar Abscess