Ultrasound Committee

EMRA Ultrasound

Ultrasound Leaders

Chair

Landon Pratt, MD

University of Arizona
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Chair-Elect

Ben Karfunkle, MD

Baylor College of Medicine
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Vice Chair

Kevin Hu, MD

Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

Vice Chair

Jacob Freudenberger

University of North Texas Health Science Center

Staff Liaison

Alex Nunnery

Communications Coordinator
Contact Alex

Director Of Membership

Greg Tanquary, DO, MBA

Doctors Hospital | Ohio Health
Contact Greg

Chair

Landon Pratt, MD

University of Arizona
Contact Landon

Chair-Elect

Ben Karfunkle, MD

Baylor College of Medicine
Contact Ben

Vice Chair

Kevin Hu, MD

Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

Vice Chair

Jacob Freudenberger

University of North Texas Health Science Center

Staff Liaison

Alex Nunnery

Communications Coordinator
Contact Alex

Director Of Membership

Greg Tanquary, DO, MBA

Doctors Hospital | Ohio Health
Contact Greg

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.

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.

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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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

Learn More

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
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
Need a quick refresher course on how to do an ultrasound-guided ear block or ankle arthrocentesis? I recently found out about Drs. Andrew Herring and Arun Nagdev’s Highland Emergency Ultrasound 

Medmastery: Soft tissue ultrasound

Mike Cadogan
LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog 5/9/2018
LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog - Emergency medicine and critical care medical education blog Exploring the Point of Care Ultrasound

PV Card: FAST Ultrasound

Michelle Lin, MD
ALiEM 9/12/2014
Keeping in line with the recent ultrasound posts this month, Dr. Mike Stone’s star team is releasing a series of Paucis Verbis cards on the basics of bedside ultrasonography. Here is the first in the

PV Card: Focused Lung Ultrasound

Scott Kobner
ALiEM 2/4/2015
Bedside pulmonary ultrasonography is becoming increasingly popular in the Emergency Department. You can you use it to assess for pneumothoraces, pleural effusion, pneumonia, pulmonary edema, and

PV Card: Focused Ocular Ultrasound

Scott Kobner
ALiEM 1/28/2015
Ocular injuries and pathology are a common cause for Emergency Department visits. With bedside ultrasonography, many of these conditions can be assessed. Did you know that you can check for a retinal
Early 1st trimester pregnancies can be challenging to risk stratify when patient present with bleeding or pain. The pregnancy may be still too early for transabdominal ultrasonography, which was
Welcome back to another episode of EMIGcast! This month, host Patrick Fink sits down with Dr Patrick Ockerse, the ultrasound fellowship director at the University of Utah. We start by talking a bit
Although history, physical, and lab tests are obtained for patients with first trimester vaginal bleeding and abdominal pain, none compare to the utility of bedside ultrasonography. Today’s PV card

Trick of the Trade: Making your own homemade ultrasound gel

Christine Riguzzi, MD
ALiEM 4/17/2014
You are spending a month in rural Kenya, doing an ultrasound teaching course. Your enthusiastic participants have been ultrasounding every chance they get. Unfortunately, this has caused your

Ultrasound-Guided Pericardiocentesis

Arun Nagdev, MD
ALiEM - Academic Life in Emergency Medicine 8/22/2013
All the years of ultrasound training in residency has paid off. You found the large pericardial effusion in the hypotensive patient who is still alive, but looks sick. You are a star! The only

PV Card: Skin and Soft Tissue Ultrasound

Scott Kobner
ALiEM 1/7/2015
We know that ultrasonography can be used to identify soft tissue infections. But what exactly are the distinguishing features between cellulitis and abscess? Is that a foreign body? Should I put a