Curriculum Database

 

If you would like to have information about your institution’s use of ultrasound in the curriculum, please send us the information and we will add it in the database. Please email your curriculum information to [email protected]

Institution: University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Overview of Curriculum: Integrated Ultrasound Curriculum (iUSC)
Years Included in Curriculum: M1, M2, M3, M4
Sample Curriculum Materials: N/A
Publications about Curriculum: Richard A. Hoppmann, Victor V. Rao1, Mary Beth Poston1, Duncan B. Howe1, Patrick S. Hunt1, Stanley D. Fowler1, Lance E. Paulman1, James R. Wells1, Nancy A. Richeson1, Paul V. Catalana1, Lynn K. Thomas1, L. Britt Wilson1, Thomas Cook1, Shaun Riffle1, Francis H. Neuffer1, James B. McCallum1, Brian D. Keisler1, Rachel S. Brown1, Anthony R. Gregg1, Kerry M. Sims1, Caroline K. Powell1, Matthew D. Garber1, James E. Morrison1, William B. Owens1, Kevin A. Carnevale1, William R. Jennings1 and Sarah Fletcher1 An integrated ultrasound curriculum (iUSC) for medical students: 4-year experience. Critical Ultrasound Journal 2011, Feb.Hoppmann R. Cook T. Hunt P. Fowler S. Paulman L. Wells J. Richeson N. Thomas L. Wilson B. Neuffer F. McCallum J. Smith S. Ultrasound in medical education: a vertical curriculum at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. Journal of the South Carolina Medical Association. 102(10):330-4, 2006 Dec. (PDF)
Contact: Dr. Richard Hoppmann
Dean, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
School of Medicine Campus Building 3
Columbia, SC 29208
803-216-3301
[email protected]
Institution: Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
Overview of Curriculum: For M1 students, course objectives and pre-course reading material are distributed to medical students prior to clinically based one-hour practical teaching modules evenly spaced during the academic year (approach to dyspnea, hypotension, rule-out AAA, rule-out free abdominal fluid, kidney injury, swollen leg). Skill acquisition is assessed by evaluation forms completed by instructors and students. Contact [email protected] for more information.
Years Included in Curriculum: M1, M2, M3, M4
Sample Curriculum Materials: (1) Textbook “Bedside Ultrasound – Level 1”
(2) Online videos (see ‎bedsideultrasoundlevel1.com)
Publications about Curriculum: (1) Steinmetz, P., Oleskevich, S. Lewis, J. “Assessment of Undergraduate Bedside Ultrasound Education at McGill University” Third World Congress on Ultrasound in Medical Education, Oregon, USA, 2014.

(2) Dobrescu, O., Steinmetz, P., Oleskevich, S., Lewis, J. “Canadian National Survey on Undergraduate Bedside Ultrasound Education.” Third World Congress on Ultrasound in Medical Education, Oregon, USA, 2014.

(3) Steinmetz, P. (2013) Undergraduate bedside ultrasound teaching at McGill University Medical School. Second World Congress on Ultrasound in Medical Education, South Carolina, USA.

Contact: Dr. Peter Steinmetz
Director, McGill Undergraduate Bedside Ultrasound Course
St Mary’s Hospital
3830 Ave Lacombe
Montreal, QC H3T 1M5514-346-9742
[email protected]