Program Overview

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Prisma Health Richland has been a leader in emergency ultrasound since 1997. Residents in our emergency medicine program are trained in the use of ultrasound to facilitate the diagnosis and management of a wide variety of serious and life-threatening pathologies.

This unique fellowship opportunity focusing on the destinctive skills needed to integrate an ultrasound program into the International Emergency Medicine (IEM) environment. This fellowship is one of only a handful available in the country to provide you with the necessary skills needed to practice in this environment. 

The mission of the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship is to develop highly motivated emergency physicians into future educators and researchers with expertise in the wide application of ultrasound technology to direct patient care. 

Upon completion of training the fellow will receive a certificate of fellowship training from Prisma Health Richland Hospital and the University of South Carolina.

To achieve these goals, we offer the following:

  • State-of-the-art facilities

  • Dedicated support on the department, hospital, and university levels

  • 10+ ultrasound systems (5 Sonosite X-portes, 2 Sonosite SIIs, 1 Terason, 3 Lumify, Butterfly)

  • Nationally recognized leaders in emergency ultrasound

  • Great compensation and benefits

$10K for CME and travel

​There are opportunities for travel with national and international exposure to other leaders in emergency untrasound through 3rd Rock Ultrasound. Past course locations include 40+ states including Alaska and Hawaii, as well as Austria, China, Costa Rica and Mexico.