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By Samantha Callis, MHA, RDMS, RDCS – Contributor April 15, 2020 Sonography Education: Expecting the Unexpected… and then Some When I think of the unexpected, I think things like losing clinical sites, student attrition, incidental lab findings on volunteers, etc. The thought of a series of events like something out of an apocalyptic doomsday movie Read more

Accredited Sonography Programs

Accredited Sonography Programs

How to Find an Accredited Sonography Program in 2020 Beginning an educational program is a major commitment, and it’s important to do your research. Learning about the career itself and whether or not it would be a good fit for you is probably the most important first step, followed closely by choosing an appropriate program Read more

It was truly an honor to interview Joan P. Baker MSR, RDMS, RDCS, FSDMS. Originally from England, Baker was invited to the United States in the 1960s – due to her sonography passion and practice – and she’s been here ever since. Baker’s eclectic career as a clinical sonographer, educator, and now president of the Read more

ARDMS Celebrates 40th Anniversary

40th anniversary

Forty years ago, Bill Gates, along with Paul Allen, founded Microsoft.  Saturday Night Live, Chili’s, and Oakley  Inc. also started in 1975. That same year, Muhammed Ali and Joe Frazier faced off at the Thrilla in Manilla; and photographer Nicholas Nixon took his first of “The Brown Sisters” annual, 40-year picture collection.  Forty years ago Read more

An Inside Look at the AIUM

In a recent ultrasound article, we talked about how the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) named 2013 the Year of Ultrasound, and also its launch of the Ultrasound First initiative last year. We thought it would be useful to learn more about the organization.  Fortunately, AIUM’s director of membership & marketing, Jennifer Costello Read more

Dr. Neal Kassell, a University of Virginia neurosurgeon, had an “Aha” moment about seven-and-a-half years ago. “The UVA neurosurgeon was struggling with the challenge of treating certain brain tumors too deep for the knife and too big for targeted radiation,” reported C-Ville’s Graelyn Brashear in her article (“Ultrasound foundation speeds medical advances”) published August 21 Read more