Dr. Shane Arishenkoff is a general internist and member of the UBC Division of General Internal Medicine. He completed his GIM fellowship at UBC and finished a one-year fellowship in Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) at the University of California Irvine. His clinical work consists primarily as an Attending on the Clinical Teaching Unit (CTU) at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH).
Dr. Arishenkoff is also the PoCUS lead for the Division, where his focus is on resident training, curriculum development, and research. As part of this work he runs an ultrasound and procedures rotation that aims to provide dedicated PoCUS instruction and opportunities to perform several ultrasound guided procedures over the four-week rotation. He is the co-chair of the Canadian Internal Medicine Ultrasound (CIMUS) group and working on developing national standards for PoCUS education in internal medicine. Finally, Dr. Arishenkoff is the CTU director at VGH and sits on the Resident Training Committee as well as the VGH CTU Quality Improvement Committee.