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University of Texas Health San Antonio

Welcome to the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship program at the University of Texas Health San Antonio!

We are the largest Division within the Department of Emergency Medicine at UTHSCSA which provides emergency medicine and trauma services at University Hospital, a level I trauma center and tertiary referral center for south and central Texas. Our ED accommodates > 85K visits per year. Together the UT School of Medicine and University Hospital offers our residents and fellows tremendous opportunities to work and learn in an Academic/County Hospital environment surrounded by some of the brightest minds in the country. We are proud to be able to offer our ultrasound fellows the opportunity to gain a mastery of bedside ultrasound while learning and teaching as junior faculty in such a rich and challenging environment.

Briefly, here are a few highlights of our program:

- Seven fellowship trained full-time academic faculty members
- A medical school based $1.2M Center for Clinical Ultrasound Education
- A very pro-ultrasound department chairperson
- A successful EM residency program which also offers an ultrasound track for interested residents
- An active longitudinal US curriculum for medical students
- A popular one month 4th year emergency ultrasound student elective
- A state-of-the-art Emergency Department and level 1 Trauma Center
- A rapidly expanding Pediatric Emergency Department with dedicated ultrasound resources
- Our faculty have been instructors at multiple national level courses and conferences
- An active research program with multiple IRB projects ongoing
- Plus San Antonio is a great place to live and work with
- a low cost of living
- tons of family oriented entertainment
- our famous Riverwalk
- and no state income tax!