Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship

Emergency medicine physicians performing a neck anatomy evaluation
Attending emergency physicians Drs. Marcolini and Soucy guide advanced emergency ultrasound fellow Dr. Andrew Thomson through an evaluation of the neck anatomy.

The 1-year Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship aims to train clinically expert sonologist physicians while offering exposure to a myriad of administrative, educational, research, and leadership opportunities. Our high acuity emergency department offers ample exposure to traumatic and medical pathologies in all ages. Along with ample scanning, fellows will focus on educating our residents, critical care fellows and faculty, and continuing medical education (CME) approved courses within Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, regionally, and nationally. Uniquely, our institution is interdepartmentally strong and has started to develop an institution-wide point of care ultrasound (POCUS) program providing many administrative, credentialing, and interdepartmental opportunities. Additionally, our dynamic ultrasound faculty have interests in global health, wilderness medicine, under-resourced rural medical environments, and burgeoning Tele Ultrasound.

Many stakeholders, including our residents, have benefited from an increased presence of ultrasound. Residency leadership is exceedingly supportive of our fellowship and we are in constant communication on ways to enhance synergy and provide opportunities for residents and fellows to collaborate with faculty.

Fellows will have the title of clinical instructor in the emergency department.

For more information, and to apply, visit the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship website. Applications are accepted from June 1 through November 1.

Dates for the 2024-2025 fellowship interviews are below.

Interview dates

  • September 26, 2024
  • October 4, 2024
  • October 17, 2024
  • October 18, 2024


  • Attending level benefits package
  • Competitive salary
  • $3000 for CME
  • 4 weeks vacation

Fellowship opportunities and exposure

  • Billing, credentialing, documentation
  • Clinical research and publication
  • Global ultrasound
  • Machine maintenance - Biomed
  • Medical student curriculum development, ultrasound student interest group (USIG), electives
  • Software management - Qpath
  • Strong interdepartmental collaboration
  • System wide ultrasound directorship
  • Teaching: emergency medicine residents, critical care medicine fellows, emergency department faculty, and regional CME
  • Tele Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound simulation
  • Wilderness/austere/under-resourced ultrasound

Faculty membership and participation

Faculty for the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship
  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM)
  • American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
  • American Institute for Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM)
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)
  • Society for Ultrasound in Medical Education (SUSME)
  • Society of Clinical Ultrasound Fellowships (SCUF)

Emergency ultrasound faculty

  • Zachary Soucy, DO, FAAEM, FACEP
    Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
    Director, Emergency Ultrasound
    Co-Director, Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship
    Co-Chair, DHH System-Wide PoCUS Committee
    Director, Alice Peck Day Hospital PoCUS
    Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship: UC Davis
  • John T. Moeller, MD, MS, MHA
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
    Director, Emergency Ultrasound Education
    Associate Director, Emergency Ultrasound
    Associate Director, Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship
    Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship: University of California Irvine Medical Center
  • Andrew (Dewey) J. Thomson, MD, AEMUS-FPD
    Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
    Director of Medical Student Emergency Medicine Education
    Director of Medical Student Point-of-Care Ultrasound Education
    Point-of-Care Ultrasound Director, New London Hospital
    Associate Director, Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship
    Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship: Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
    Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth
  • Nicholas E. Weinberg, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
    Assistant Director, Emergency Ultrasound
    Assistant Director, Wilderness Medicine
    Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Richard W. Trierweiler, MD
    Instructor of Emergency Medicine

Our region

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center is nestled in the hills of western New Hampshire. Hanover’s quaint classic New England downtown hosts Dartmouth College and is a cultural center for the region. The Connecticut River provides ample access to sailing, kayaking, and running trails along its banks. The Dartmouth Ski Way and Whale Back ski area are within a 20-minute drive from the town center. Excellent mountain biking and running trails can be found throughout the town and the outlying areas. The surrounding school districts are some of the best in the state. Hanover has been ranked among the top towns to live in America offering a cultural, active, and overall exceptional quality of life.