Beatrice Hoffmann, M.D., Ph.D., R.D.M.S.
University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany (M.D./Ph.D., 1997)
Internal Medicine training, Germany (2000) Emergency Medicine
York Hospital/Penn State University (2003) RDMS certification (2003)
Dr. Hoffmann graduated in 1997 from the University of Heidelberg Medical School in Germany with both an M.D. and a Ph.D. degree. She had several years of postgraduate training in Germany in internal medicine with an emphasis on pulmonary medicine and cardiology. She came to the United States in 2000 and completed her emergency medicine residency training at York Hospital/Penn State University in 2003.
Dr. Hoffmann joined the Johns Hopkins Bayview faculty in 2004 and the Johns Hopkins Hospital faculty in 2005. Previously she had been an attending physician with the University of Maryland Emergency Medicine Network.
Dr. Hoffmann has extensive experience in diagnostic medical ultrasound, including her training in Germany. She is also a board certified sonographer with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).
In 2006 she assumed the role of the director of the emergency ultrasound program at Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine with a focus on resident and faculty ultrasound training, credentialing and research.
She has lectured on the topic of ultrasound at national and international meetings and currently is involved in several ultrasound research projects besides leading the emergency ultrasound fellowship training program at JHH.