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 27,000 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, with over 27,000 members, is the largest association of sonographers and sonography students in the world.
Please join me in congratulating the recipients of the following SDMS awards. The award recipients will be recognized at the SDMS & SDMS Foundation Awards Dinner at the 2016 SDMS Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, September 29 – October 2, 2016.
A SDMS Fellow exhibits professional qualities and attributes by contributing to the advancement of sonography and sustained contribution to the SDMS.
Richard Palma, BS, RDCS, RCS, FASE, ACS
Winslow Whitten, BA, RDMS, RVT
Joan P. Baker Pioneer Award
The Joan P. Baker Pioneer Award honors a sonographer who has made a unique and outstanding contribution to the sonography profession. This award is only given when a sonographer's focused contribution has advanced the profession and increased the knowledge and/or welfare of sonographers.
Jim Baun, BS, RDMS, RVT, FSDMS
SDMS Distinguished Educator Award
The SDMS Distinguished Educator Award is presented to an exceptional educator in the field of diagnostic medical sonography who has demonstrated the motivation, drive and hard work to promote life-long learning in students and sonographers alike using innovative teaching methods.
Dora DiGiacinto, MEd, RDMS, RDCS
Stephen M. McLaughlin Memorial Lectureship
This lectureship was created to commemorate Stephen's ideals of sonographer professionalism and his contributions to the sonography community at-large.
Diane Kawamura, PhD, RT(R), RDMS, FSDMS, FAIUM
Behaving Professionally: Role Model Wanted
Kenneth R. Gottesfeld Award
This award is presented annually in memory of Kenneth R. Gottesfeld, MD, a founding father in obstetrical sonography. Honorees are recognized for superior writing and contributions to the Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography in 2015.
A Novel Echocardiographic Marker (PDAM) Incorporating the Diameter of the Patent Foramen Ovale to Assess Hemodynamically Significant Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Joy D. Guthrie, PhD, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, RCS, RCCS, RVS, FSDMS
An Absent Right Umbilical Artery Versus Absent Lt and the Prognostic Implications for the Fetus
Jennifer Durant, BS, RDMS, RDCS, RVT
Douglas Helm, MD
Karen Having, MS ED, RT(R), RDMS
Joy Guthrie, PhD, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, RCS, RCCS, RVS, FSDMS
A Mixed-Method Approach to Evaluating the Association Between Myofascial Trigger Points and Ankle/Foot Pain Using Handheld Sonography Equipment: A Pilot Study
Katherine E. Zale, MS, RDMS, RVT
Mayanna Klatt, PhD
Kevin R. Volz, MS, RVT
Kevin D. Evans, PhD, RT(R)(M)(BD), RDMS, RVS, FSDMS
Sheryl Goss, MS, RT(R)(S), RDMS, RDCS, RVT, FSDMS
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