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Table 2 An overview of four-year integrated vertical ultrasound curriculum developed at The Ohio State University College

From: Integrated medical school ultrasound: development of an ultrasound vertical curriculum

Medical school year Components
Medical School Year 1 3 Months Gross Anatomy and Laboratory Musculoskeletal Anatomy Ultrasound
Thorax, Abdomen and Pelvis Anatomy Ultrasound
Head and Neck Anatomy Ultrasound
7 Months Basic Science Curriculum Introduction to Focused Ultrasound Electivea
2 Months Vacation
Medical School Year 2 8 Months Basic Science Curriculum Basic Course in Focused Ultrasound Protocols Electivea Ultrasound Model Pool Electivea
2 Weeks Introduction to Clinical Medicine Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access
2 Months Vacation
Medical School Year 3b 8 Weeks Internal Medicine Specialty-Based Hands-On Ultrasound Experience
8 Weeks Pediatrics
8 Weeks Family Medicine
8 Weeks General Surgery
8 Weeks Neurology/Psychiatry
6 Weeks Obstetrics-Gynecology
2 Weeks Clinical Topics Core Focused Ultrasound Protocols
Medical School Year 4 1 Month Emergency Medicine Rotation Emergency Focused Ultrasound Advanced Course in Focused Ultrasound Electivea
1 Month Ambulatory Medicine Rotation Specialty-Based Hands-On Ultrasound Experience
1 Month Chronic Care Rotation
1 Month Sub-Internship Rotation
7 Months Elective Rotations
  1. aAn elective course which is not mandatory for students; bonly selected specialties are participated.