Jim Fedinec was a student athlete at Benedicitne, running track and playing football. He attended Rush Medical College in Chicago and finished his residency in Emergency Medicine Residency at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. Fedinec is a fellow of both the American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. He started the first emergency ultrasound programs at Northwest Community Hospital, followed by Valley West and Kishwaukee Community Hospitals. He is currently the director of the Emergency Department at Valley West Hospital and the emergency ultrasound director at both Valley West and Kishwaukee Hospitals. Fedinec is board certified in emergency medicine and is a registered diagnostic medical and cardiac sonographer, having passed the Boards on both. He also holds two U.S. Patents, one involving an ultrasound guided central line kit and the other involving sutures.
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