Courses

The fellow will be expected to gain basic and advanced training in breast ultrasound. This will be achieved by attending courses offered by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) or the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBS). The fellow will receive a certificate of completion from the following courses:

  • Ultrasound for Surgeons (ACS)
  • Advanced Ultrasound for Breast Surgeons (ASBS)

These courses provide both didactic and practical education on the basic physics of breast ultrasound and allow the fellow to train in the clinical application of breast ultrasound using live models and phantom breast moulages. The American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Breast Surgeons provide a certificate at the completion of each course.

In addition, the fellow will complete the following online courses:

Washington University Courses:

  • Radiation Safety
  • HIPAA Training
  • Environmental Health and Safety Training
  • Human Studies

National Cancer Institute Course:

  • Course for Protection of Human Subjects