Scarborough Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship

Scarborough Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship

 

The Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Program at The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) is located in Toronto, Ontario. The successful candidate will work clinical shifts and attend didactic sessions under the supervision of our EUS fellowship-trained Program Director. The goal of our program is to train expert sonographers, teachers, researchers, and leaders in the field of Emergency Ultrasound.

At The Scarborough Hospital, you will find 2 full service EDs which provide care to 120,000 patients per year at the Birchmount and General campuses. Affiliated with the University of Toronto, the ED has a large teaching program with award winning faculty. TSH facilities are well equipped with excellent laboratory service, specialty back-up and comprehensive diagnostic imaging and a dedicated Point-of-Care Ultrasound Program. The ED is committed to PoCUS with significant investments in machines (6 PoCUS Machines) and wireless QPath archiving software providing a streamlined workflow for our physicians.

The Scarborough Emergency Associates is a physician practice group which comprises of over 50 emergentologists. The Associates provides over 140 hours of physician coverage daily to the 2 EDs of TSH and are involved in wide range of activities including teaching, CME, Quality Improvement, and ED operations. The Associates also supervise a growing complement of Physician Assistants.

 

Length of Fellowship: 1 year

Salary: Competitive + benefits with generous CME

Additional Funds: Travel Stipend to 1 national ultrasound conference and generous CME

Number of Clinical Hours: 8-10 Clinical Shifts per 4-week cycle

Other Duties: Teaching opportunities for University of Toronto medical students and residents.

Number of Sites: 2 (Scarborough General Campus and Scarborough Birchmount Campus)

Number of Positions per year: 2

Image Review: Weekly image review with fellows and residents

 

Fellows chosen: The successful candidate must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and be eligible for an independent license to practice in Ontario with certification or eligibility for certification in Emergency Medicine (FRCP-EM, CCFP-EM). Excellent interpersonal skills and a commitment to inter-professional care are essential.

 

Program Resources

 

Ultrasound Machines  4 Brand-New Mindray TE7′s, 2 SonoSites

Ultrasound Probes    Phased Array, Linear, Curvilinear, Endocavitary

Image Record   Wireless transferring of images to QPath

 

Other Information

Opportunity to rotate at a large academic institution in Downtown Toronto for a Pediatric EUS selective.

 

Email Dr. Shih  Program Website

 

 

 

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Director

Dr. Jeffrey Shih MD, RDMS

Affiliation

The Scarborough Hospital, General and Birchmount campuses