• Director of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound - Emory University, Department of Emergency Medicine

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    School Of Medicine
    SOM: Emerg Med: Admin
    Location : Name
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals., Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
  • Description

    Director of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound
    Emory University - Department of Emergency Medicine

    Emory University's Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty member to serve as Director of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound.   Applicants are required to be board certified in emergency medicine, ultrasound fellowship trained, and eligible for medical licensure in the State of Georgia. The successful candidate must possess leadership skills and a commitment to excellence in patient care, clinical operations, scholarship, and education. Responsibilities include ultrasound operations, quality oversight, student and resident education, oversight of an ultrasound fellowship and the Sections educational programs, and participation in scholarly activity. Academic rank is dependent on qualifications.


    The Emory Emergency Medicine residency program established in 1976 has a rich history as one of the oldest emergency medicine programs in the country. The Section of Emergency Ultrasound in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Emory University is dedicated to the mission of educating our medical students, residents, and fellows, promoting research and scholarship of ultrasound, and incorporating bedside ultrasound into clinical care using best practices. The successful applicant will join an academic faculty who are active in research, medical education, simulation, toxicology, EMS/prehospital medicine, global health and observation medicine.   We are a department committed to wellness, diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Emory Department of Emergency Medicine directs four academic clinical sites with various learners: Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Grady Memorial Hospital and the Atlanta VA Medical Center and two primarily clinical sites at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital and Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

    Specific responsibilities:

    • Oversees primary ultrasound faculty and an Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship
    • Oversees educational and research infrastructure
    • Establishes curriculum for student ultrasound education
    • Oversees emergency ultrasound in four high acuity EDs in metro Atlanta
    • Oversees the EM residents’ ultrasound training which includes a dedicated rotation in the intern year and selective opportunities to upper-level EM residents
    • Oversees the ultrasound training of electives for students (MD, PA, and NP) and non-EM residents
    • Supervises the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Director and Director of Resident Ultrasound Education
    • Provides EM faculty training
    • Supervises credentialing of emergency medicine faculty
    • Oversees maintenance and proper function of ultrasound equipment
    • Serve as an ambassador to other departments ultrasound education programs
    • Supervises emergency ultrasound research opportunities
    • Participates in ACEP or SAEM ultrasound sections
    • Coordinates billing and coding of emergency ultrasound studies
    • Skills & Requirements:
      • EM Board Certification
      • Completion of an Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship
      • Three years of clinical experience since residency
      • Experience in emergency ultrasound education
      • Participation in regional or national Emergency Ultrasound community

    This position provides competitive compensation, an excellent benefits package and the opportunity to join committed faculty members and outstanding residents who are dedicated to academic excellence.


    Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


    Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.



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