2016-09-01 at 3:20 PM #644PEM POCUSKeymasterRank: Newbie
Originally sent Sunday August 14, 2016
We are pleased to announce that we are currently accepting applications for the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center commencing July 2017.
The PEM US fellowship is a one-year, joint fellowship with the Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Program at George Washington University Hospital. This unique program is designed for PEM physicians who are interested in developing expertise in pediatric emergency ultrasound applications. The pediatric emergency ultrasound fellow will participate in weekly scanning shifts as well as weekly US quality assurance review sessions at both campuses CNMC and GWU. The PEM US fellow will be trained in pediatric and adult emergency ultrasound applications.
CNMC and GWU both have robust emergency ultrasound sections with 3 dedicated ultrasound faculty members at both locations. During the PEM US fellowship, the PEM US fellow will work clinically as a pediatric EM attending at CNMC.
Children’s National Health System in Washington, DC is one of the nation’s leading pediatric hospitals. Children’s Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center is the only free standing children’s hospital in the area and serves as the only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in Washington, DC.
There are 42 Pediatric Emergency Physicians and 11 PEM fellows. Children’s National Health System has two Emergency Departments, a 40 bed ED located at our main campus and a 15 bed ED at United Medical Center in Southeast Washington, DC. Between the two campuses we have more then 130,000 pediatric ED visits a year.
The Washington, DC area is a great place to live with a variety of options for lifestyle and recreation. In addition to numerous art museums, galleries, theatres and restaurants, DC has easy access to the Blue Ridge Mountains and the beaches of the Eastern Shore. The climate is mild with warm summers and snowy winters, along with beautiful falls and springs. Uniquely, as the home to the US government, DC offers numerous opportunities to be involved in advocacy work. DC is close to 3 major airports and easily accessible to NYC, Boston and Philadelphia by train.
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply through the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship website at http://www.eusfellowships.com
Information specific to the Children’s National Medical Center Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship can be found at
Applicants are also welcome to send their CV, cover letter and letters of recommendation to:
Alyssa Abo, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Director, Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship
Associate Director, Emergency Ultrasound
Co-Chair, Hospital Oversight Committee for Point-Of-Care Ultrasound
Children’s National Medical Center
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
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