Kavita Gandhi, MD

2016-2017 EM Ultrasound Fellow

OHSU Emergency Medicine Residency Program



The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of California San Francisco is pleased to offer a fellowship in emergency ultrasound. Our fellowship is a one-year experience for graduates of emergency medicine residency programs. The goal of the fellowship is to produce well-trained sonographers proficient in ultrasound education and research. The fellow's curriculum will consist of scanning shifts supervised by ultrasound faculty at Moffitt-Long Hospital and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital emergency departments, as well as individualized video review and didactic sessions.             

The compensation is commensurate with the PGY level set by UCSF.



The fellowship director, Dr. Nate Teismann, is fellowship trained, has taught extensively at the regional and national level, and is actively conducting emergency ultrasound research. Other core ultrasound faculty include Drs. Starr Knight, Ralph Wang, Teri Reynolds, Elizabeth Kwan, Adrian Flores, and Aaron Kornblith who are ultrasound fellowship trained and have conducted ultrasound research and taught ultrasound at the national and international level.


Highlights of the Fellowship Year

  • Enrollment in the UCSF "Designing Clinical Research" Course
  • Participation in on-going emergency ultrasound research projects
  • Teaching opportunities at the regional and national level
  • Resident teaching opportunities
  • RDMS preparation



Applicants must be residency trained in Emergency Medicine and be board eligible or board certified in EM. Applicants must possess a California Medical License and valid DEA certificate in order to begin the training program. 


Application Procedure

Application Deadline: September 15, 2017

Please submit the following documents to http://eusfellowships.com. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Nathan Tesimann, Fellowship Director, at Nathan.Teismann@ucsf.edu or 415-353-1634.

  • A cover letter explaining your interest in emergency ultrasound and any previous experience
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation (one of which must be from your program director and another from your department's ultrasound director if you have one at your institution)