Ohio State Department of Emergency Medicine

Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship

USIG Unified Calendar

  1. Current Fellows

    1.  Jessica Everett MD 

    2.  Irene Mynatt MD

  2. Faculty- Meet US


Creagh Boulger MD                    David Bahner MD                                     Michael Prats MD

creagh.boulger@osumc.edu david.bahner@osumc.edu michael.prats@osumc.edu

Fellowship Director                                  Division Director                                 Research Director

Associate Professor                                 Professor                                                    Assistant Professor

@creaghb                                                @dpbahner                                                @pratsem


Daralee Hughes MD                       Lauren Branditz MD                                       Delia Gold MD

daralee.hughes@osumc.edu     lauren.branditz@osumc.edu delia.gold@nationwidechildrens.org

OSU East Clinical Director                   Procedural and Faculty Training                    Pediatric Ultrasound Director

Assistant Professor                              Assistant Professor                                        Assistant Professor



Department Administrative Lead


Residency Program Coordinator


US Division Administrator

II. Fellowship Appointment


Emergency Medicine Board Certified or Eligible

Pediatrics Emergency Medicine Board Certificate or Eligible

Ohio State Medical License

Number of Fellows


Duration of Fellowship

1 year

III. Responsibilities


  • 9 8h Shifts a month (72h a month)

  • 1 REQUIRED scan shift/week (8hr) – may divide into two 4-hour sessions. 32hr per month

  • Scan shift dates should be emailed to Dr.Boulger for placement on the calendar 1 month in advance.  Please do not schedule scan shifts on Wednesdays when resident conference is scheduled.

    • Highlight interesting images and clips for review each week-Flag in QPATH

    • Self-education

    • Help integrate emergency ultrasound into resident and faculty practice

    • Teach residents and faculty

  • Moonlighting/Per Diem shifts

    • Not permitted for the first 3 months at which time, the fellow’s progress and scan numbers will be evaluated.


Conferences and Meetings

  • Wednesday AM Resident Conference

    • Attend US component Resident Conferences- Will send appointments

    • 3 lectures/year (topic approved by fellowship director)

  • Wednesday PM Ultrasound Fellow Education

    • Mandatory unless vacation or illness or clinical shift

    • Monthly Ultrasound Divison Meeting (1st Wednesday of the block)
    • Mandatory unless vacation, illness or shift-related conflict

  • Deliver 1 hour didactic/month to the residents

  • Acquire 12 Faculty Teaching evaluations over the year

  • Deliver Monthly Shock Lecture (AMHBC)

  • Complete reading of textbook chapters and articles as assigned

  • Participate in Hospital wide US courses

  • Prepare and deliver monthly didactic at Wednesday Didactic

  • Prepare and deliver Journal Club monthly at Wednesday Didactic

  • Prepare monthly tips email

  • Participate in faculty ultrasound course


  • Complete 100 scans a month

  • Participate in weekly scanning shift

  • Participate in weekly QA shift

  • Complete 3 Head to toe scans with US faculty

Scholarly Project/Research

  • Submit at least (1) abstract to a national or international conference

  • Submit at least (1) case report for publication

  • Participate in one publishable project


  • Obtain competency and proficiency in all CORE applications within 3 months

  • Attend/participate in one national or international conference

  • Participate in 2017-18 Ultrafest and Sonoslam

  • Organize and lead USIG Research Day with Dr. Prats

  • Work with Dr Branditz on Faculty Ultrasound CME

  • Demonstrate ability to perform an ultrasound division workflow e.g. scan review, QA, storage, coding and billing


  • Oversee PGY-3 ultrasound requirements for graduation

  • Oversee Attending ultrasound requirements

  • Assist with OSCE and Testing of PGY3 prior to graduation

IV. Fellow Evaluation

  • Semi-annual evaluation meeting with Division Head

  • Quarterly evaluation with Ultrasound Division Faculty (Sept., Dec., Mar., Jun.)

  • Complete Evaluation form and feedback prior

  • Completion of Teaching Evaluations


VI. Additional Materials