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.
Educational Grants | $250-$500
Financial assistance for sonographers and students attending the SDMS Annual Conference.
• Opens May 1
• First Come, First Served Until Gone
Certification Examination Grants | $250
Grants for deserving sonography students and sonographers who wish to further their career by earning additional certifications or specialties.
• Opens Monthly on the 1st
• 10 grants per month - First Come, First Served Until Gone
International Assistance Grants | $1000
Reimbursement for SDMS members who are working or assisting in the international healthcare arena.
Student Scholarships | $2500
Support for deserving sonography students who have been accepted or are currently enrolled in an educational program in diagnostic medical sonography or cardiovascular technology that has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP).
• June 30 and December 31 Deadlines
Advanced Degree Scholarships | $2500
Support for deserving sonographers who have a minimum of two (2) years full-time sonography experience and have been accepted or are currently enrolled in an advanced sonography-related degree program (Bachelor, Master, or Doctoral) at an accredited institution.
• June 30 Deadline
Hardship Grants | $160
Support for sonographers who are temporarily disabled or unemployed and are experiencing financial hardship that prevents them from renewing their SDMS membership and earning the CME credits required to maintain their credential(s).
• Opens March 1, June 1, September 1, December 1
• First Come First Served Until Gone
Research Grants | $2500-$5000
Support for researchers who propose a unique and pressing research topic to the SDMS Foundation. Applicants will be required to undergo education and mentorship during their research and to submit their findings to the JDMS for publication.
• February 28 and August 31 Deadlines
View eligibility information and application details and deadlines for all of the SDMS Foundation Grants and Scholarship Programs at: sdmsfoundation.org
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