2016 SCUF Conference
Yale University

Ultrasound Projects

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Outside Lectures
Inter-American Emergency Medicine Conference, Emergency Ultrasound Workshop. Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2010.

Joint Scientific Assembly and Congress of the Icelandic Anesthesia and Critical Care Medical Associations. Reykjavik, Iceland, 2010.

Icelandic Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound Course, Icelandic Emergency Medicine Initiative. Reykjavik, Iceland, 2010.

EMSSA Emergency Medicine in the Developing World Conference, Emergency Ultrasound Workshop. Cape Town, South Africa, 2009.

Internal Lectures
Faculty Pass-the-Pointer, Resident Pass-the-Pointer, EM Ultrasound Review, Intern Emergency Ultrasound Orientation, PA Ultrasound review, EM Interest Group

Ultrasound Courses
The New England Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound Course, 2008 - present. The Yale Caribbean Island Point-of-Care Ultrasound Course, 2012-present.

The Yale Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound Course in the Caribbean, Puerto Rico, 2012.

Icelandic Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound Course, Icelandic Emergency Medicine Initiative. Reykjavik, Iceland, 2010.

EMSSA Emergency Medicine in the Developing World Conference, Emergency Ultrasound Workshop. Cape Town, South Africa, 2009.

The Emergency Ultrasound Course.

Emergency Ultrasound in the Critically Ill and Injured Patient. AIUM pre-congress course, New York, NY, 2007.

Ultrasound Guidance for Emergent Procedures in the Critically Ill Patient. AIUM, New York, NY, 2007.

Vascular Ultrasound Skills. ACEP Scientific Assembly, Washington, DC, 2005.

Emergency Ultrasound Management Course. ACEP Scientific Assembly, Washington, DC, 2005.

2nd Annual Southern New England Emergency Ultrasound Course, Connecticut College of Emergency Physicians, Wallingford, CT, 2005.

Venous Ultrasound Skills. ACEP Scientific Assembly, San Francisco, CA, 2004.

Emergency Ultrasound Management Course. ACEP Scientific Assembly, San Francisco, CA, 2004.

Southern New England Emergency Ultrasound Course, Connecticut College of Emergency Physicians, Wallingford, CT, 2004.

Introduction to Emergency Ultrasound Workshop. ACEP, New Orleans, LA, 2003.

Other
Current IRB/HIC approved ongoing research projects include:

Identifying unnecessary irradiation of patients with suspected renal colic (AHRQ funded)

Point-of-Care Focused Cardiac Ultrasound in the Risk Stratification of Pulmonary Embolism

Point-of-Care Focused Cardiac Ultrasound for the Assessment of Thoracic Aortic Dimensions, Dilation, and Aneurysmal Disease


Tissue doppler echocardiography in assessment of dehydration in children.

Bedside echo assessment of cardiac output in severe sepsis.

Correlation of ultrasound findings with BNP in suspected CHF.

Prevalence of right ventricular strain in patients with suspected or confirmed pulmonary embolus.

Development of a validated, web-based assessment for the interpretation of emergency ultrasound images.

Learning curve of assessment for pericardial effusion, left ventricular function, and right ventricular strain by bedside echo.