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Since 2011 Ultrasoundschoolsinfo.com has worked with sonography educators and experts from around the world, drawing from their experience to become a trusted resource for those researching professional careers in medical imaging and education options for diagnostic medical sonography (DMS).

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Our Mission

Our mission is to support and to advance diagnostic medical sonography through career education.  Supported by a network of seasoned healthcare professionals, we gather trusted information and perspectives from authoritative sources and present them in an interesting, easy to understand format.

Beyond offering information about degree paths, specialty options, and the basic job description, we share our professional insights in articles & interviews from today’s leaders & pioneers in the field.

Our Quality Standards

At Ultrasoundschoolsinfo.com, our goal is to provide a reliable and accurate resource for students and professionals alike.  Information is reviewed on an ongoing basis by our ultrasound panel members to ensure:

  • Consistent, reliable and up to date information that visitors can use to help them in their career and education decisions.
  • Information that goes deeper than typical resources, offering a broad spectrum of information, all in one location.
  • We provide an avenue for input or feedback on our site at info@ultrasoundschoolsinfo.com.

Our Team

Wendy Fanello – Managing Editor

Wendy Fanello


Wendy began her professional life in business management & finance where she managed a team of professionals.  She also spent several years volunteering as an instructor for Junior Achievement, and working on a volunteer basis with public elementary and middle schools.

After a successful career spanning 22 years, she decided to pursue her love of career mentoring and writing. As the Editor of Ultrasound Schools Info Wendy leads the editorial team, coordinates content research, and oversees our quality audits.  She also works to coordinate guest articles & interviews with some of today’s leaders in healthcare training & education.

Her loves in life include her family, gardening, yoga, and anything that takes her outdoors in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

Sam Callis, MHA, RDMS, RDCS, RVT – Editorial Team

Sonographer Samantha Callis


Samantha Callis, MHA, RDMS, RDCS, RVT is a sonographer with experiences in general, cardiac, and vascular sonography. She has worked in clinical environments as well as education. Currently she works in the industry as an clinical applications specialist.

Sam holds three degrees from the University of Southern Indiana: Health Services (’11), Radiologic and Imaging Sciences (’13), and a Master of Health Administration. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education (Ed.D) degree in Educational Leadership with a focus on community-based education at USI.

Her research interests include point of care ultrasound (POCUS) applications and free open access to medical education (FOAMed) to improve access and equity to quality healthcare services and continuing education initiatives in rural and underserved communities. Other research interests include as student outreach/engagement, recruitment, retention, and clinical professionalism.

Samantha has served on the scholarship committee for Ultrasound Schools Info.  Her hobbies include practicing yoga, frequenting local coffee shops, painting, reading, writing, and spending time with her two dogs.

More about Samantha

Candice Sellers, A.S., RDMS – Contributor

Candice Sellers, A.S., RDMS


Candice Marie Sellers always knew that she wanted to pursue a career in healthcare from a very early age. Working as Certified Pharmacy Technician(CPhT) for over IO years allowed her the opportunity to learn so much about medication and its impact to our overall health.

Her experience being pregnant left her fascinated with the ultrasound profession. Once she began the research, she realized that there were so many ways that ultrasound can be used, and was totally sold on becoming a Sonographer so that she can make a difference in the healthcare community!

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Stephanie Eisler, RDMS – Contributor

Stephanie Eisler


Stephanie has been working in the field of diagnostic sonography for many years and is currently working as a traveling sonographer.

She graduated from Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences, now referred to as Adventist University of Health Sciences, in 2009.

Joanna Nesbit – Contributor

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Joanna is a freelance journalist and content writer with a specialty in personal finance, paying for college, and understanding financial aid. Her articles have been published in the Washington Post, US News & World Report, and Real Simple, among others.

She loves helping students and families understand the nuts and bolts of college. When she’s not writing, she enjoys running, hiking, traveling, and curling up with a good book in her Pacific Northwest home. Learn more about her writing at Contently.com. or visit her website at JoannaNesbit.com

DruAusten Fields, RDMS (AB, OB/GYN), RVT – Contributor

DruAusten Fields, RDMS (AB, OB/GYN), RVT

DruAusten, better known as “Dru”, is a registered sonographer with experience in abdominal, OBGYN, and vascular ultrasound. What started as a practical interest transformed into a deep passion for the field of sonography.

Dru aspires not just to be an ultrasound “picture taker,” but a skilled sonographer. Via social media and an online course, she shares her knowledge and experience. She strives to explain ultrasound concepts in a simple and effective manner.

Learn more about Dru and her other projects at TheSkilledSonographer.com and @TheSkilledSonographer on Instagram.

Lynn Nguyen, Sonography Student Intern – Contributor

Lynn Nguyen, Sonography Student Intern

Lynn is a first-year cardiac/vascular sonography student at the Center for Allied Health Education in Brooklyn, NY.

She documents her sonography journey on Instagram, @dmsdiaries, as well as co-hosting a podcast, Sonographers in the Cities, with the purpose to spread awareness to the sonography profession and support future generations of sonographers.

When Lynn is not studying or talking about sonography, she is usually relaxing by sleeping, streaming TV shows, cooking/baking, and exploring new eateries in New York City.

Adrienne Hardy, RDMS – Contributor

Adrienne Hardy, RDMS

Adrienne Hardy got her bachelor’s degree from Florida State University in theatre, mass media communications and child development.

After working a random assortment of jobs from costume character, deck hand, kickboxing trainer, preschool teacher, and scuba diver she decided to dedicate her life to a lasting career of helping people with diagnostic ultrasound.

Based in Orlando, Florida, Adrienne graduated in 2021 and now works at the level one trauma hospital Orlando Regional Medical Center. Find her on Instagram: @smile_outloud

Traci Hawkins, Registered Nurse (RN) – Contributor

Traci Hawkins

Traci Hawkins received her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing in 2016 and currently works in urgent care at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Washington.

Her experience working on the front lines of healthcare provides a real-world prospective on modern patient care and clinic operations.

Christina Fanello – Copy Editor & Social Media

Christina Fanello

Christina is the copy editor for USI and is responsible for controlling the quality of the content on the website.

She is currently pursuing her degree in Psychology at Western Washington University and expects to graduate in 2022.  She then plans to pursue her Masters Degree and go into private practice.

Michelle Brunet – Contributor

Michelle Brunet


Michelle is a writer and frequent contributor to Ultrasound Schools Info. She enjoys working with health care professionals to share their stories and help inspire our next generation of medical imaging experts.

When not contributing to UltrasoundSchoolsInfo.com, Michelle also enjoys traveling, eating cuisine from different pockets of the world, hiking and grooving on the dance floor.

Emily Long – Contributor

Emily Long

Emily is a part of the communications team at Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences in Lancaster, PA. She enjoys writing about current trends in health care and helping students get the information they need to land a job in their desired career field. When she is not writing, Emily loves spending time outdoors, playing the guitar, and riding motorcycles.

Amy Allen – Contributor

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After receiving a B.A. in Spanish from WWU in 2010, Amy spent time traveling, hiking, farming, biking, baking, teaching, reading, socializing and otherwise practicing being an adult.

She is now back in school pursuing a career in physical therapy, through which she has hopes of participating in some radical national healthcare reform and attitude adjustments.

Gloria Martinez – Contributor

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Gloria runs WomenLed.org, which celebrates women’s achievements in the workplace, healthcare, business, and beyond.

Ms. Martinez believes that while women have made many advancements toward “shattering the glass ceiling,” there is still much to be done. It is her aim to help increase the number of women-led businesses by educating others about the topic.

Featured Interviews

Data Sources

All data and reference material used on UltrasoundSchoolsInfo.com has been obtained from reputable, professional, and highly regarded sources. They include:

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