Excellent 2-day ultrasound course covering ER and primary care ultrasound. No OB/Gyn ultrasound included. Lots of hands on practice.
I spent one long shift working with Dr Dolan at the Sonoma Valley Hospital seeing patients in the Emergency Room under his guidance and finding every opportunity possible to practice bedside ultrasound. It was an excellent way to experience a small community hospital’s emergency room and to see what... more »
I worked alongside Dr. Cheryl McBride, a Kaiser Santa Rosa emergency physician who is also sports med trained, at the Sugar Bowl Urgent Care clinic. Dr. McBride volunteers at Sugar Bowl 4 days per ski season, so ask early and cross your fingers that your elective time matches her... more »
I spent 4 days at Sutter lakeside, with time shadowing on the inpatient medical/ICU floors, ED, and outpatient clinic. There are 2 family medicine clinics affiliated with the hospital, 2 cardiologists, 1-2 general surgeons, a couple orthopods, and the same ED group that works at the Sutter ER. Older... more »
I worked in the Lakeside ED with Dr. John Stein, did a two days point of care ultrasound course at Contra Costa, and worked with a retired radiologist to improve my primary care/emergency medicine radiology skills. My experience in the Lakeside ED was fantastic preparation for working in a... more »
Spent multiple 12-hour shifts with Drs. Matel and Dolan in the SVH ED. Great experience for those interested in ED, rural medicine, or procedures. For those who want to get better at US, is a great experience because you can US normals and abnormals. Would totally recommend for learning!... more »
I did a custom elective selective rotation focusing on emergency medicine direct experiences and reading, along with further wilderness medicine reading. Most if it was more very productive time at Sutter Lakeside emergency room with Dr. Stein. It also included independent reading into ultrasound techniques, wilderness medicine reading.
The highlight of this ES was working in the Lakeside Emergency Room. This emergency room would provide a good rotation for any resident who is comfortable working independently in the ED setting. It provides good opportunity for I&D, intubation, central lines, paracentesis, spinal taps and more. Perhaps my favorite... more »
I did a combination of anesthesia intubation training at the Sutter OR, as well as EKG review at home. I also spent an afternoon doing hip injections with Dr. Neid at Kaiser.