Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Awards and Competitions

The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) is dedicated to recognizing and honoring outstanding achievement in the sonography profession. The SDMS encourages its sonographer and sonography student members to participate in the the SDMS Awards and Competitions below. 


SDMS Achievement Awards

Nominations open March 1 through March 31 annually:

Submissions open September 1 through ​December 1 annually:

Closed Nomination Process:


SDMS Scholarly Competitions

Submissions accepted ​April 1 through May 31 annually:

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

The SDMS is committed to promoting and implementing ongoing improvements to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all award and recognition programs and in the diagnostic medical sonography profession. Click Here to read the full SDMS Board Policy.