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.
After careful consideration of the circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the SDMS has made the decision to hold the 2020 SDMS Annual Conference as a virtual event.
This was not an easy decision to make. The conference is the highlight of our year and we know that our attendees, speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors look forward to it with great anticipation. However, by reimagining the 2020 SDMS Annual Conference as a virtual event, we are able to provide you with the opportunity to learn from sonography experts while protecting your health and the health of your loved ones.
The 2020 SDMS Annual Conference – Virtual Edition will take place September 25 – 27. The conference will start at 1:00pm Central on Friday, the 25th and wrap up on Sunday, the 27th at 4:00pm Central. The conference will include a virtual SDMS & SDMS Foundation Awards Presentation and a keynote by Joan Baker, MSR, RDMS, RDCS, FSDMS, the founder of the SDMS. With up to 17 SDMS CME credits available, the 2020 SDMS Annual Conference – Virtual Edition is designed to meet the educational needs of our members and will feature presentations on abdominal, OB/GYN, cardiac, and vascular sonography as well as sessions for educators and students.
Additionally, I am pleased to announce that in celebration of the SDMS 50th anniversary, registration for the 2020 SDMS Annual Conference – Virtual Edition will be free for SDMS members. The SDMS exists solely because of you. Please consider this our heartfelt thank you for your unwavering support over the last 50 years.
Registration details for the 2020 SDMS Annual Conference – Virtual Edition will follow at a later date. Please note that seats are limited so be on the lookout for the email announcing that registration is open for the 2020 SDMS Annual Conference – Virtual Edition. If you had already registered for the 2020 SDMS Annual Conference in New Orleans, the SDMS staff will follow up with you separately to process the refund of your registration fee as well as to find out if you want to register for the 2020 SDMS Annual Conference – Virtual Edition.
Thank you for your dedication to sonography. Although we can’t learn together in person this year, I look forward to seeing you online for the 2020 SDMS Annual Conference – Virtual Edition.
Ted Whitten, BA, 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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