Ultrasound Committee

EMRA Ultrasound

Ultrasound Leaders

Chair

Louisa (Lulu) Weindruch, MD

Baylor University Medical Center

Chair Elect

Olivia Williams, DO

Ochsner Medical Center

Vice Chair

Sean Beckman, DO

Rutgers NJMS

Vice Chair

Justine Milligan, MD

University of Cincinnati

Vice Chair

Ochan Kwon, MD

St. Barnabas Hospital Health System

Assistant Vice Chair

Ryan Bellinger, MD

Baylor Scott and White All-Saints Medical Center

Assistant Vice Chair

Daniel Castro, MD

Louisiana State University- New Orleans

EMRA Rep to the AMA

Angela Wu, MD, MPH

George Washington
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Staff Liaison

Hannah Simon

Committee and Engagement Manager
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Chair

Louisa (Lulu) Weindruch, MD

Baylor University Medical Center

Chair Elect

Olivia Williams, DO

Ochsner Medical Center

Vice Chair

Sean Beckman, DO

Rutgers NJMS

Vice Chair

Justine Milligan, MD

University of Cincinnati

Vice Chair

Ochan Kwon, MD

St. Barnabas Hospital Health System

Assistant Vice Chair

Ryan Bellinger, MD

Baylor Scott and White All-Saints Medical Center

Assistant Vice Chair

Daniel Castro, MD

Louisiana State University- New Orleans

EMRA Rep to the AMA

Angela Wu, MD, MPH

George Washington
Contact Angela

Staff Liaison

Hannah Simon

Committee and Engagement Manager
Contact Hannah

We know that ultrasound is an integral part of your practice and that you deserve the training and resources that will enable you to utilize this powerful tool throughout your career. We also know that you face any number of challenges when it comes to ultrasound, from access to the equipment and training to skeptical faculty and work flow integration. We're here to help.

We will be advocating on behalf of you, EM residents, to make sure you have access to the best possible technology and training. We'll be providing you with valuable information about high-yield exams and novel applications of ultrasound to make you more efficient and we'll dig around for the best resources, digital and otherwise, to save you the time and frustration. This page will also keep you connected to the goings-on in world the EM Ultrasound, whether you're looking for resources and mentorship or considering fellowship.

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Topic: EM Ultrasound Fellowship - Director Panel

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Topic: Q&A Pediatric Ultrasound

Jim Tsung, MD
Professor, Pediatrics
Professor, Emergency Medicine
Mount Sinai

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Topic: Ultrasound for DVT and PE

Jacob Avila, MD
Core Ultrasound
5-Min Sono, Creator
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Kentucky
Medical Director of Point-of-Care Ultrasound, University of Kentucky Medical Center
Ultrasound Fellowship Director, Ultrasound Director for the Medical School and Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Director, University of Kentucky
EM Resident Articles

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Topic: Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks

Arun Nagdev, MD
Director, Emergency Ultrasound
Department of Emergency Medicine
Highland General Hospital
UCSF Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine

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Ultrasound for COVID-19

The Ultrasound Committee hosts a free webinar to discuss sonographic signs of COVID-19 and infection control and prevention.

Akash Desai MD
Resident, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
EMRA Ultrasound Committee Chair

Michael D. Zwank, MD
Ultrasound Fellowship Director
Regions Hospital in St. Paul, MN

Gabriela Lopes, MD
Ultrasound Fellow
Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME

Lauren McCafferty, MD
Ultrasound Fellow
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, OH

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Joining EMRA Committees is easy and FREE.

Just log into your EMRA account and select which one(s) you wish to join.

Once you join, you will receive an invitation to be part of the EMRA Committee Basecamp, which helps facilitate communication and collaboration.

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Topic:  Ultrasound Fellowships

Jennifer Carnell, MD, FACEP
Director of Emergency Ultrasound at Baylor

Christine Butts, MD
Director of Emergency Ultrasound at LSU

Trent She, MD
Emergency Ultrasound Fellow at Mount Sinai St. Luke's

Turandot Saul, MD, FACEP
Director of Emergency Ultrasound at Mount Sinai St. Luke's

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Ultrasound Fellowships

July 1, 2019
In this episode, Dr. Miguel Reyes interviews Dr. Maxwell Thompson on the ins and outs of ultrasound fellowship.

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ACEP Ultrasound Section

As a resident, you get joint memberships in both EMRA and ACEP - so make sure you're aware and informed of what the ACEP Ultrasound Section is doing!

When you set up your EMRA/ACEP membership, you get (2) section memberships for free - one to YPS, and one of your choice. Why not make that choice Ultrasound?

Additional ACEP section fees are half off - only $20

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EMRA Fellowship Guide

Chapter 28  Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship

Ultrasound is a rapidly progressing and widely-accepted medical imaging modality that has revolutionized the field of medicine. It has become a popular diagnostic modality and the essence of emergency medicine. This fellowship specifically targets those who are interested in becoming experts in utilizing this modality.

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Ultrasound Articles

Ultrasound Articles on EM Resident

Ultrasound Fellowships

Find Ultrasound Fellowships at the Society of Clinical Ultrasound Fellowships (SCUF)

Ultrasound Fellowship

Match Advice from ALiEM

Ultrasound by Numbers

Ben Weston
HQMedEd.com 6/26/2014
The post Ultrasound by Numbers appeared first on HQMedEd.com .

Lung Ultrasound in COVID-19

Dr James Rippey
Life in the Fast Lane • LITFL • Medical Blog 3/27/2020
Dr James Rippey Lung Ultrasound in COVID-19 Medical Education video on performing and interpreting lung ultrasound in suspected SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) patients

Kim – Ultrasound Curriculum Episode 1

Sami Safadi
University of Maryland 3/11/2020
Uploaded by Sami Safadi, MD

Ultrasound Guided Pericardiocentesis

Glenn Paetow
HQMedEd.com 11/3/2016
This week at STAB conference, Dr. Courtney Elm discusses the indications and technique for performing an ultrasound-guided pericardiocentesis.     Ultrasound Guided Pericardiocentesis from

Cardiovascular Ultrasound Quiz 1

Blair Woodbury
HQMedEd.com 3/11/2014
The post Cardiovascular Ultrasound Quiz 1 appeared first on HQMedEd.com .

Boniface – Lung Ultrasound

marylandccproject
University of Maryland 11/8/2021
Dr. Keith Boniface, Professor of Emergency Medicine and Chief of Emergency Ultrasound at George Washington University Hospital presents on the essentials of lung ultrasound as part of the DC5 lecture

Murthi – Lung Ultrasound in the ICU: Focus on COVID-19

Sami Safadi
University of Maryland 5/15/2020
Dr. Sarah B. Murthi, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and director of the the critical care ultrasound program presents the weekly multi

Ultrasound: Ovarian Torsion

Sarah Kler
Brown Emergency Medicine 4/9/2021
CASE A 24-year-old female with a past medical history of polycystic ovarian syndrome and urinary tract infections, who presented to the emergency department (ED) via urgent care with acute on chronic

Ultrasound G.E.L. – The Venous Excess Ultrasound Grading System & Acute Kidney Injury

Michael Prats
emDOCs.net – Emergency Medicine Education 1/28/2022
You may have heard whispers of a magical new way to determine if your patient has too much fluid on board. The VExuS (Venous Excess UltraSound) grading system has been described as a way to use the

Ultrasound G.E.L. – Return of the Aortic Dissection

Michael Prats
emDOCs.net – Emergency Medicine Education 6/24/2022
We are making some headway in the evidence behind using point-of-care ultrasound in aortic emergencies. The post Ultrasound G.E.L. – Return of the Aortic Dissection appeared first on emDOCs.net

Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia for Hip Fractures

Olivia Victoriano
emDOCs.net – Emergency Medicine Education 12/5/2022
How can you use ultrasound for anesthesia of hip fractures? This post from Olivia Victoriano and Jacob Avila provides what you need to know. The post Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia for Hip
Welcome back to EMIGcast.   In this episode we sit down with Dr. Megan Mickley, a pediatric emergency medicine physician at OHSU and the Director of the Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound program, to

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