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plate of colorful vegetables

Talking about health & nutrition … and job interviews! Something countless mothers have told their children across generations is “Eat your vegetables!” to encourage their family to lead a healthy lifestyle. According to the Dairy Council of California’s “Healthy Eating Made Easier” program, vegetables provide essential nutrients so your body can stay healthy; depending on Read more

Medical Imaging Applications Specialists

Two imaging specialists

Maybe you’ve being working in medical imaging for a while, like as an ultrasound technician, a cardiovascular technologist or a radiologic technologist….And now you are ready for a new kind of challenge. For some traveling this same career path, the next role they take on in as some time of applications specialist. You may have Read more

Melessa Cizik

Melessa Cizik has been an ultrasound tech for over 10 years with extensive experience performing general, OB/GYN, small parts and vascular ultrasound exams. Having graduated the top of her sonography class at Bergen Community College in Paramus, New Jersey, Cizik now offers ultrasound tutoring services online, using video, audio and whiteboard technologies. She helps individuals Read more

Healthcare Careers at Walt Disney World

Nurse outside

It’s known as the “Most Magical Place on Earth.” Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, located just outside Orlando, Florida, is the top visited theme park in the world! In 2013, 18.588 million people visited Magic Kingdom, according to TEA/AECOM’s “Global Attractions Attendance Report.” Do you appreciate the wonder, the fun, the thrill, the whimsy, the Read more

New job

Guest article by Emily Long. Emily is part of the communications team at Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences in Lancaster, PA. As a diagnostic medical sonography student, you are probably starting to explore the job market in effort to secure employment upon graduation. This, of course, is not a unique circumstance. Every year thousands of Read more

Tom Whelan

In Part 1 of our interview with diagnostic medical sonographer, echocardiographer and vascular technologist,  Tom Whelan (RDMS, RDCS, RVT, FASE), we learned how he started his sonography career over three decades ago and how he has been a pioneer in the field.  In this second part, he shares some of his professional highlights as well Read more

Tom Whelan

Editor’s Note: Tom Whelan passed away in February of 2018. Our thoughts are with his family, and we remain thankful for his many contributions to the medical imaging community. Tom Whelan (RDMS, RDCS, RVT, FASE) has been a sonographer for nearly 35 years. The ARDMS-certified professional and Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography has Read more

Jessica Carlino, RDMS, RVT

Jessica Carlino, RDMS, RVT, is a diagnostic medical sonographer and registered vascular technician in Lancaster Pennsylvania. She graduated from the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences (PA College) in 2011 and is currently pursuing her Health Sciences Bachelor Degree. She anticipates completing this BSHS degree at PA College in May, 2015.  Read more

The Nanny McPhee of Ultrasound, Part 2

Traveling ultrasound tech

Part 2 of 2.  Read Part 1 of Stephanie’s article “The Nanny McPhee of Ultrasound“, where she shares with us how she got her start as a traveling sonographer. Tricks of the Trade There are numerous companies that hire and refer traveling sonographers. I have worked with several, and each has their perks and their Read more