Doughton and Stahmer named Co-Directors of Ultrasound Teaching

John Doughton, MD, and Sarah Stahmer, MD, have been named Co-Directors of Ultrasound Teaching at the UNC School of Medicine.

Doughton and Stahmer will work with a team of faculty to develop and implement a comprehensive Point of Care Ultrasound curriculum for UNC medical students.

Dr. Stahmer (Emergency Medicine) completed her medical education and training in New York at Cornell University. A faculty member at UNC since 2012, Dr. Stahmer has extensive experience designing and implementing ultrasound education for learners at various levels. The recipient of multiple teaching awards, she is eager to begin working on an ultrasound curriculum for UNC medical students.

Dr. Doughton (Family Medicine) completed medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and his Family Medicine Residency at UNC. He subsequently completed a special fellowship in Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) and joined the UNC Faculty in 2018. Since that time, he has been leading faculty and resident POCUS education in the Department of Family Medicine, and he recently authored a book chapter on POCUS in primary care. He is also excited to begin work on a student ultrasound curriculum.

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