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.
Please join me in congratulating the recipients of the following SDMS awards. The award recipients were recognized at the SDMS & SDMS Foundation Awards Dinner at the 2016 SDMS Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, September 29 – October 2, 2016.
SDMS FOUNDATION SONOGRAPHY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
The SDMS Foundation provides $2,500 scholarships to deserving sonography students and sonographers.
Sonography Student Scholarship Recipients
Austin Community College – Diagnostic Medical Sonography – Austin, TX
Harrisburg Area Community College – Cardiac Sonography – Lancaster, PA
Sonographer Advanced Degree Scholarship Recipient
Indiana University Northwest – Bachelor in Radiologic Sciences – Gary, IN
W. FREDERICK SAMPLE STUDENT EXCELLENCE AWARD
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.
Amanda Barlish, BHS
Evaluation of the Relationship Between Pancreatic Echogenicity and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Rachel Gaffney, BA
Sonographic Visualization of the Temporomandibular Joint Comparing Multiple Transducer Approaches
Karl Fincken, BS
Hemodialysis – Improving Arteriovenous Fistula Access through Drug-Eluting Devices and the Role of Vascular Ultrasound Imaging: A Literature Review
The Role of Echocardiography in Determining Radiofrequency Ablation versus Cryoablation for the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation: A Literature Review
SDMS POSTER COMPETITIONS
Posters report the results of a research topic review or literature review, scientific process or original research, or a case study. Posters were displayed at the 2016 SDMS Annual Conference.
Sonographer Poster Competition
Douglas Clem, PhD, RDCS, RVT and Sharlette Anderson, MHS, RDMS, RDCS, RVT
Sonographic Evaluation of Cardiorenal Syndrome: A Literature Review
Moe Woldemariam, RDMS, RVT and Kevin Evans, PhD, RT(R)(M)(BD), RDMS, RVS, FSDMS
Determining the Value of Abdominal Visceral Fat Thickness Measured with Sonography: Feasibility
Tam Barrows, RDMS, RVT
The Correlation Between the Doppler Angle to Flow and the Accurate Velocity of Flow in Pulse Wave Doppler
Student Poster Competition
Cam Vu, Kimberly Jones, and Georgia Rudd
El Centro College Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program
Scrotal Imaging: Preparation and Stabilization
Ashley Breckenridge, Danielle Dowdy, and Emily Bromagen
University of Missouri Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound Program
Short-term Effect of Scanning on the Radial Nerve and Flexor Muscle in First Year Sonography Students
Jodi Pennings and Sandra Graham
Grand Valley State University Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program
A Comparison of Thermal Effects Between 2D and 4D Ultrasound on Simulated Fetal Tissues
Sheryl Goss, MS, RT(R)(S), RDMS, RDCS, RVT, FSDMS
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