Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

SDMS Announcements

Apply for SDMS Competitions by May 31

by Manju Alexander


The SDMS
is now accepting applications for the W. Frederick Sample Student Excellence Award, the SDMS Scientific Presentation Competition, and the Sonographer and Student Poster Exhibit Competitions.

Click here for for information. 


All applications and submissions must be received by May 31, 2020.


SDMS Scientific Presentation Competition
The Scientific Presentation Competition evaluates sonographers’ original summary papers on clinical research, educational techniques, patient care, sonography department management, case studies presenting a diagnostic challenge, or other areas related to diagnostic medical sonography.

Sonographer and Student Poster Exhibit Competitions
Posters report the results of a research study completed by the author(s). Posters are judged on presentation, content, and originally and presented during the SDMS Annual Conference.


W. Frederick Sample Student Excellence Award
The W. Frederick Sample Student Excellence Awards recognizes outstanding writing in the field of diagnostic medical sonography. Named in memory of W. Frederick Sample, MD, who made tremendous contributions to the growth and development of the field of sonography, the awards encourage students to submit original research and literature review papers to the Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JDMS).