Ultrasound Sabbatical Fellowship Program UCI School of Medicine's comprehensive point-of-care ultrasound sabbatical fellowship program provides hands-on training in bed-side ultrasound clinical applications. Home Education Department Programs Ultrasound Sabbatical Fellowship Program Mastering the Clinical Uses of Ultrasound The UCI School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine is proud to offer a comprehensive point-of-care ultrasound sabbatical fellowship program, in partnership with UCI Executive Health and Dr. Chris Fox, who was featured as one of MedicalTechnologySchool.com's "Top Professors of Sonography." As an ultrasound sabbatical fellow, you will gain a solid foundation for the techniques of ultrasound through practice and guidance from experienced sonologists. Dr. Fox and his team will review your ultrasound standardized patient and live patient scans on a weekly basis to ensure consistency and improvement. Once you feel comfortable using ultrasound, you will then lead a teaching session for either first- or second-year medical students. Program Details The Ultrasound Sabbatical Fellowship Program provides participants with hands-on, bedside ultrasound clinical applications training and practice. Prerequisites You must have a valid California medical license and obtain professional liability insurance. Location The program has two training sites, the UCI Medical Center Emergency Department in Orange, CA and the UCI School of Medicine Campus in Irvine, CA. Duration The program runs for up to four months. Cost The total cost is $5,000. Upon program completion, participants will have: Completed a minimum of 800 Scans Learned how to utilize nine different ultrasound applications Completed 16 hours of Quality Assurance Case Reviews Taught first- and second-year medical students Earned 150 CME units and 150 MOC points Received a letter from Chris Fox, MD, for American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) certification Meet Our Faculty John Fox, MD Professor and Chair, Emergency Medicine Director of Ultrasound in Medical Education Edmund Hsu, MD Clinical Instructor, Emergency Medicine Megan Guy, MD Professor, Emergency Medicine Associate Ultrasound Fellowship Director, Emergency Medicine Program Accreditation Accreditation Statement The UCI School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Designation Statement The UCI School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 150 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. ABIM MOC Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 150 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. By providing your information, you give UCI permission to share your participation information/completion data with the ABIM through the ACCME PARS. Questions? Contact staff member Brenda Nash at firstname.lastname@example.org or Nora Perez-Moreno at email@example.com.