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2019 | Yale Point of Care Ultrasound Course


September 4-6, 2019 | Newport, RI

Newport Harbor Hotel And Marina

Thank you all for another successful year!

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Optional management pre-course Wednesday, Sept 4th 1p-5p
Sunset Cruise Wednesday, evening on the Madeline
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The Yale University Department of Emergency Medicine, Section of Emergency Ultrasound invites you to join our experts in Emergency and Critical Care ultrasound to help you learn or enhance your point-of-care ultrasound skills.

This is the 13th year that we will be gathering experts from New England, New Jersey and New York to teach a comprehensive point-of-care ultrasound course, hosted in the heart of New England.

Experience the beauty of autumnal New England while learning crucial ultrasound skills that will change your daily practice.

This course continues to use our signature "two-track" approach. The tracks will allow you to experience a broader scope & emphasize on image acquisition for the core areas (e.g. FAST, echo, biliary, DVT, venous access), as well as allow you to build a foundation with an emphasis on Doppler, musculoskeletal scanning & procedures, and critical care.

The course emphasizes on extensive hands-on teaching with a low faculty-to-student ratio with live models and procedural phantoms. Both tracks will include extensive hands-on experience in small groups with instructors that will tailor the lab sessions to those who are new to ultrasound as well as those who have experience.

This event will host multiple vendors, making this course a great choice regardless of what machine(s) you currently own, and providing an excellent chance to look at new technology and different vendors side-by-side. This course is primarily geared to Emergency and Intensivist physicians and mid-levels, but will be of interest to any provider or specialty that uses or is considering point-of-care ultrasound in their practice.


Additional faculty with fellowship training in emergency ultrasound may assist in the hands-on stations. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies for the ACCME through joint sponsorship with ACEP, CCEP and the Yale Dept. of EM Section of EM Ultrasound. ACEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.75 -21.75 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Past Invited Faculty:

Romolo Gaspari MD MSc RDMS Director, Division of Emergency Ultrasound, University of Massachusetts, School of Medicine

Chris Raio MD RDMS Chairman, Emergency Medicine, Good Samaritan Medical Center- Progressive Emergency Physicians

Andrew Liteplo MD RDMS Director, Emergency Ultrasound, Fellowship Director, Massachusetts General Hospital

Mike Secko MD Director, Emergency Ultrasound, Stony Brook, School of Medicine

Meghan Leo MD Director, Emergency Ultrasound Section, Director, Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship, Boston Medical Center

Meghan Herbst MD Director, Emergency Ultrasound, University of Connecticut, School of Medicine

Kristin Dwyer MD Director, Emergency Ultrasound, Fellowship Director, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Gavin Budhram MD RDMS, Director, Division of Emergency Ultrasound, Baystate Hospital

Course Director:

Reinier van Tonder, MD

Co- Directors:

Cristiana Baloescu, MD

Rachel Liu, MD

For more information, registration or with any questions, please contact Course Coordinator Hilmer Ayuso (203) 785-4058

2019 | Yale Fall Point of Care Ultrasound Course

Emphasis: Concise didactic sessions, interactive hands-on training, low student:faculty ratio

Course rates:
$1250 Early Registration
$250 additional half-day pre-course
$45 pp Sunset Harbor cruise on The Madeleine

Our Optional EUS Management Pre-course Wednesday, Sept. 4th afternoon 1p- 5p

  • A Systems Review of an EUS Program
  • Economics of an Ultrasound Program
  • Starting a US program in the Community
  • Program Planning, Maintenance, and Patient Care
  • QA, Coding and Billing Information

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View our Schedule At-A- Glance

Thursday, Sept 5th
8:00am- 5:00pm
Friday, Sept 6th
8:00am- 5:00pm
EUS Management Pre-course
Wed. Sept 4th 1p- 5p
Networking Event
Wednesday, evening Sept 4th
Sunset Harbor Cruise on The Madeleine
6pm- 7:30pm

Newport, Rhode Island
Venue: The Newport Harbor Hotel & Marina
Special Group Rate: $225.00 per night CODE: YALE2019
Reservations: 800- 955-2558 or 401- 847-9000

CME- 16.75- 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

The American College of Emergency Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Please mention which track (basic or advanced) you would like to be placed. Also mention if you heard about us through one of our emails.

Register with Hilmer or using our online registration
Refund Policy In order to receive a full refund, you must cancel your registration prior to August 4th by 5:00pm refund deadline.
Any cancellations after August 4th will receive a refund less $300.00 cancellation fee, transfer to the next following course without penalty or keep a credit with us for a future course without penalty valid one year.Registrants canceling within two weeks of the course are not eligible to receive any refunds. Registrants have the option to transfer to the next following course only.
Requesting a Refund
You can request a refund by email, phone or fax

Please allow up to two weeks to process all refunds made to credit card. Refunds by check may take up to four weeks to process.