Theresa Kim, MD
2021 Clinical Ultrasound Fellow
One-year Clinical Ultrasound Fellowship (begins July 1st)
Explores all aspects of Emergency Ultrasound including advanced ECHO (TTE & TEE), MSK ultrasound, ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia, ultrasound program administration, maintenance, credentialing, and billing. Curriculum is further individualized for each fellow with extra attention given to any specific areas of interest. Provides numerous opportunities for formal teaching of physicians, medical students, and healthcare staff across several specialties.
Mindray TE7 x 2
Multiple Butterfly iQ/iQ+ (including personal iQ+)
Qpath web-based image archive for QA and billing (in progress)
Weekly hands-on didactics and scanning session with ultrasound faculty
External rotations with radiology department and ECHO boarded cardiologists
Typical fellow logs >1,000 scans
Original research project
Regular journal clubs
Bi-annual fellowship retreat
Additional Ultrasound Faculty:
Korbin Haycock, MD, RDMS, RDCS
Sonia Reyes, MD
Desert Regional Medical Center hosts a 3 year Emergency Medicine residency with 10 residents per year
Resident ultrasound curriculum consists of a one month rotation in PGY-1, two weeks in PGY-2, and a popular PGY-3 elective.
Internal Medicine and Family Medicine senior residents also have opportunity for a clinical ultrasound elective.
Fellow runs weekly scanning sessions at Desert Regional Medical Center with ER residents & medical students
Fellow helps provide monthly department QA and ultrasound lectures for ER residents
Scanning and didactics at Desert Regional Medical Center, a certified stroke and STEMI center and the referring Level 2 trauma center for over 600-square-miles with an annual ER volume >70,000.
Seven clinical shifts per month at Hi-Desert Medical Center located in Joshua Tree, CA, with senior residents from Desert Regional Medical Center. HDMC provides acute care for the 60,000+ residents of the high Mojave Desert.
Fellow is credentialed with full privileges at both DRMC and HDMC. Moonlighting allowed.
Fellowship position is funded through Vituity physician partnership, with a competitive salary in addition to funds for CME as well as full health & HSA benefits. Fellow is a Vituity partner from day one and all clinical hours count towards advancement.