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Karthik Vadamalai, MD, received his medical degree at Kilpauk Medical College located in Tamilnadu, India. Driven to practice evidence-based medicine, he pursued his internal medicine residency at Rochester General Hospital, New York, and a critical care medicine fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Dr. Vadamalai also completed a master’s degree in medical education at the University of Pittsburgh. With support from the UPMC internal medicine team and his critical care medicine mentors, Dr. Vadamalai built a sustainable POCUS curriculum for medical residents. Presently, he is a full-time faculty member at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MO, where he serves as an assistant professor of clinical medicine at the University of Missouri, Springfield Campus.
- POCUS Practice Guidelines developed by the Society of Point-of-Care Ultrasound provide recommendations for integrating POCUS knowledge and care.
- Read The Next Generation Medical Student: Focus on POCUS article to learn how medical students master patient management and care through POCUS.
- The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine hosts a webinar explaining the logistics of building a POCUS program.
- Internal medicine residency programs recognize that their students desire POCUS training — explore this survey conducted by The American Journal of Medicine for more.
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