One-year fellowship on EM Ultrasound
Type of Program
PGY1-4 EM program with 17 residents per year.
Based at Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center, a large public teaching hospital and active level 1 trauma center.
Year Fellowship Started: 2011
Ultrasound Program Status
Division of Emergency Ultrasound
Department of Emergency Medicine
Number of Ultrasound Faculty: 5
Mikaela Chilstrom, MD RDMS
Tarina Kang, MD RDMS
Thomas Mailhot, MD RDMS
Diku Mandavia, MD
Dina Seif, MD RDMS
In addition, Jeannine Childs, RDMS is a sonographer employed by the ED to teach ultrasound to residents.
Ultrasound Fellowship Education
Scanning shifts (6/month)
Lecture series covering basic/advanced/emerging applications (weekly)
Journal club (weekly)
QA/video clip review (weekly)
Cadaver lab sessions (monthly)
Teaching opportunities (lecturing + hands-on)
Contact: Tarina Kang MD