SDMS's core purpose is to enhance the art and science of medicine by advancing medical sonography. As an SDMS member you will join an exclusive network of over 28,000 sonographers and sonography students.
The SDMS provides opportunities to earn and offer continuing medical education (CME). We also have educational resources for the sonography community.
The SDMS offers resources for the sonography industry.
The SDMS supports credentialing for sonographers and provides representation on legislative and regulatory issues that affect the sonography profession.
Formed in 2009, the SDMS Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization affiliated with the SDMS. The SDMS Foundation fosters professional learning and excellence by working to improve the field of diagnostic medical sonography.
The SDMS provides various products for the sonography community.
The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) is a professional membership organization founded in 1970 to promote, advance, and educate its members and the medical community in the science of diagnostic medical sonography. The SDMS is the largest association of sonographers and sonography students in the world.
I am excited to announce the recipients of the following SDMS awards. I had the honor to personally congratulate each winner at the Awards Dinner at the 2018 SDMS Annual Conference. Please join me in congratulating them not only for a job well done, but also for their contribution to our profession.
Please consider entering next year and perhaps we will be inviting you to join us up on stage!
This award acknowledges outstanding achievement in writing in the field of diagnostic medical sonography. The award is named in memory of W. Frederick Sample, MD, whose tremendous contributions to the growth and development of the field of sonography have influenced sonographers and physicians. Because of Dr. Sample’s dedication to teaching and research, this award is given to outstanding students in diagnostic medical sonography.
Katie Partridge, BHS
Perceived Psychological Stress and Carotid Artery Blood Flow Velocity in Professional Clinical Students
Output Display Standard Monitoring: Should it be Mandatory? Assessment of Nuchal Translucency Quality Review Submissions and Output Display Standard Feedback
The Efficacy of Sonography and MRI in Diagnosing Idiopathic Arthritis in Juveniles
Comparison of Transvaginal Sonography, Sonohysterography, and Hysteroscopy in Detecting Submucosal Fibroids and Endometrial Polyps
Poster presentations report the results of a research study completed by the author(s). Posters are judged on presentation (appearance), content, and originality and presented during the SDMS Annual Conference.
Alexzandria Stigall, RDMS, RVT
Angela Butwin, MS, RT(R), RDMS
Kevin Evans, PhD, RT(R)(M)(BD), RDMS, RVS, FSDMS
Utilizing Sonographic Measurements of Abdominal Visceral Fat to Determine the Risk for Metabolic Syndrome
Monique Riemann, RDMS, RVT
Ultrasound Takes Over the Gold Standard Upper GI for the Diagnosis of Midgut Volvulus
Efficacy of Bowel Gas-Reducing Medication for Abdominal Exams in the ED
Assessing the Accuracy of Ultrasound Using Spatial Compounding to Measure Intervertebral Spaces
The Scientific Presentation Competition, which is a two-part competition, encourages sonographers to get involved by writing original presentation summary papers that may address clinical research, educational techniques, patient care, sonography department management, case studies presenting a diagnostic challenge, or other areas related to diagnostic medical sonography.
Monique Riemann, RDMS, RVT
Ultrasound Imaging of MAGnetic Expansion Control (MAGEC®) Rods: A Quality Improvement Project
Douglas Clem, PhD, EdS, RDCS, RVT
JoeRyan Anderson, BS, RDMS
Deborah Dulin, RDMS
The Diabetic Foot: A Literature Review
SDMS Foundation Scholarship Recipients
The SDMS Foundation Sonography Student and Sonographer Scholarship Programs provide a $2,500 scholarship to deserving sonography students and sonographers who have been accepted or are currently enrolled in an educational program in diagnostic medical sonography or cardiovascular technology which has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
SONOGRAPHY STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Grand Valley State University
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Grand Rapids, MI
Georgia Northwestern Technical College
Tammy Stearns, MS, RT(R), RDMS, RVT, FSDMS
SDMS and SDMS Foundation President
2745 Dallas Pkwy Ste 350, Plano, TX 75093 USA
Tel: +1 214.473.8057 or 1.800.229.9506
Fax: +1 214.473.8563
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