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Hospital Medicine Clinical Point of Care Ultrasound Fellowship

The mission of the Hospital Medicine Clinical Point of Care Ultrasound Fellowship at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell is to train physicians in basic and advanced point of care ultrasound. This 1-year fellowship program is led by Tanping Wong, M.D. and Gregory Mints, M.D.

Our POCUS faculty have helped set the national standards for certification, taught at national meetings, and currently organize and teach the leading five-day training program offered to participants from across the country and internationally.

Although described as a fellowship program, participants will be hired as hospital medicine faculty within the Weill Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell.

Rank

Instructor, if not board-certified; assistant professor if board certified and at least one year of experience as a hospitalist.

Clinical Work

68 nights as a night hospitalist, with at least 20 nights working with house staff.

Help lead an ultrasound-guided procedure service working with house staff and PAs.

Salary

$105K for instructors; $115K for assistant professor.

Point of Care Ultrasound

31 weeks dedicated to learning, practicing, teaching, and supervising POCUS-related activities.

Fellowship Objectives
  • Achieve proficiency in basic and advanced point of care ultrasound
  • Obtain SMH certification in basic POCUS.
  • Achieve proficiency in bedside ultrasound guided procedures
  • Learn how to organize, manage, and promote an academic ultrasound-guided procedure service
  • Achieve proficiency in teaching point of care ultrasound to students, residents, and faculty
  • Learn the processes for assuring, documenting, and certifying proficiency
  • Gain experience in organizing and leading a monthly educational conference in POCUS
  • Participate in POCUS research with the goal of presenting results at a national meeting
HM-POCUS Faculty

Tanping Wong, M.D. - Director, HM-POCUS program
Gregory Mints, M.D. - Assistant Director, HM-POCUS program
Todd Cutler, M.D.
Elaine Gee, M.D.
Paula Roy-Burman, M.D., DTM&H

Current Fellows
Class of 2021

Laura Chen, D.O.
Nikita L. Rabelo-Pagán, M.D.

Recent Graduates
Class of 2020

Rajiv Bhagat, M.D.
Alberto Rojas, M.D.

Notes

This fellowship is not ACGME accredited.

If you are a foreign national, please note the following: We are currently unable to sponsor student visas. We are able to sponsor work visas, however, you have to be able to legally work in the U.S. as a physician. This includes eligibility for sitting for ABIM exams.

Contact Information

General Internal Medicine

Monika Safford, M.D., Chief

Anita Mesi, M.B.A., Administrator

Tel: (646) 962-5900
Fax: (646) 962-5039
GIM-Admin@med.cornell.edu

Point of Care Ultrasound Fellowship

Tanping Wong, M.D., Program Director
Gregory Mints, M.D., Assistant Program Director
hmpocus@med.cornell.edu

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