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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

Male back muscular system anatomy

The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) is a globally-recognized organization that has certified more than 80,000 ultrasound technologists and other sonography professionals. It administers various specialized credentials which include RDMS (Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer), RDCS (Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer), RVT (Registered Vascular Technologist), RPVI (Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation) and RMSK (Registered in Musculoskeletal Read more

Ultrasound Podcasters, Dr. Matt Dawson and Dr. Mike Mallin!

Dr. Matt Dawson and Dr. Mike Mallin are the founders and co-hosts of Ultrasound Podcast, an entertaining and educational audio-visual show that has been downloaded over 500,000 times in more than 180 countries. The podcasts are hilarious, even sometimes bold, but don’t let their cheekiness fool you! Dr. Dawson (MD, RDMS, RDCS) the Director of Read more

What Makes a Great Sonographer?

Sonographer with patient

Interested in learning what makes a great sonographer?  Compassion and quality training are just the start. Diagnostic medical sonography is increasingly more important in the application of modern medicine, and quality, trained sonographers play a vital role in today’s healthcare. What qualities make up a truly great ultrasound technician? Training, skills, and personality traits are Read more

Food Ultrasounds?

Keeping Food Safe Using Ultrasound Technology

Can the Use of Ultrasound Technology Help Keep Our Food Supply Safe? We all know that ultrasounds are an important tool in healthcare. Ultrasonography has many important functions, from capturing sonograms of a baby developing inside the womb and examining numerous organs of the human body to acting as a visual guide during biopsies. But Read more

Ultrasound on Animals

How Ultrasound is Improving the Lives of Animals Sonography is increasingly becoming important in healthcare. But it is not only used on human patients. More and more veterinary settings are performing ultrasounds on their feline, canine and other animal patients as well. An article from the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography’s magazine News Wave (“Increasing Read more