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CENTER FOR CLINICAL ULTRASOUND EDUCATION

Curriculum


School of Medicine

The School of Medicine’s basic bedside ultrasound curriculum will extend over all 4 academic years.  The curriculum will focus on hands-on training using live and simulation models with associated supplementary didactics.

 

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. 

 

Year 3

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.

 

Year 4

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.

 

Emergency Medicine Elective 4051

Program Coordinator, Senior
gutierrezsr@uthscsa.edu