Program Curriculum by Year
Years 1 & 2
During the basic science curriculum in the first 18 months of medical school, students will use ultrasound to visualize different body systems to better understand normal anatomy and physiology. A multifaceted approach to teaching anatomy using gross dissection and bedside imaging will solidify students’ understanding of anatomy.
- Introduction to Bedside Ultrasonography and Knobology
- Lungs and Pleura
- Bladder, Kidneys, and Female Reproductive Organs
- Aorta and IVC
- Soft Tissue and MSK
During the clinical curriculum in the middle half of medical school, students will have the opportunity to visualize specific types of pathology, practice performing ultrasound-guided procedures, and appreciate how bedside ultrasound guides clinical decision-making.
- Emergency Medicine Clerkship
- Medicine Clerkship
- Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship
During the final year of medical school, students will have the opportunity to participate in ultrasound electives to prepare them for their future graduate medical training.