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.
Congratulations to Rebecca Flick! She is one of the 2019 recipients of the SDMS Foundation Sonography Student Scholarship. Her career goal is to be a sonographer who consistently continues their education and makes a significant difference within the field. When considering a career in sonography, Rebecca was fascinated by the science of ultrasound. She compared the job of a sonographer to that of an artist, “Sonographers need to be confident, flexible and adaptive. The transducer is our paintbrush and the patient is our canvas. It is our job as sonographers to create high quality diagnostic images while ensuring our patients have positive experiences.”
Rebecca is completing her bachelor's degree in diagnostic medical sonography at Misericordia University in Pennsylvania, and recently began a full time job as a perinatology sonographer. Her love of healthcare began at a very young age, after volunteering at a hospital in eighth grade. Since then, her passion to care for others has continued to flourish.
In addition to school and work, Rebecca enjoys spending time outside. In her spare time, she trains and completes triathlons and half marathons. She knows the feeling that you get at the end of the finish line - whether it be a steep hill at the end of a race or studying after a long day at work - is always worth the effort.
The SDMS wishes Rebecca the best of luck. Her patients are lucky to have her as their sonographer.
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