Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

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SDMS President's Message - May 2024

by Mitzi Roberts, SDMS President
Mitzi Roberts SDMS PresidentDear SDMS Members, 

Registration is open for the 2024 SDMS Annual Conference, September 26 – 28 in New Orleans! As a long-time attendee of the conference, I can personally attest that attending the SDMS Annual Conference is not just about gaining knowledge; it's about actively participating in the growth and evolution of the sonography profession. Here are some compelling reasons why attending this conference can be a transformative experience for you as a sonographer:

1. Learning Opportunities: The SDMS Annual Conference features a range of educational sessions and workshops led by sonography experts. These sessions cover the latest research, techniques, and technologies in the field and will help you stay up-to-date.

2. Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credit: The SDMS Annual Conference also enables sonographers to earn SDMS CME credit for their participation in the conference. And don’t forget that as an SDMS member, your earned SDMS CME credits automatically transfer to the ARDMS, ARRT, and CCI.

3. Networking: The SDMS Annual Conference brings together sonographers, educators, students, and other healthcare professionals from various backgrounds and regions. It offers an excellent opportunity for you to meet your peers, share knowledge, and learn from others' experiences. Networking can also lead to collaborations, job opportunities, and professional growth.

4. Exposure to New Technology and Products: The SDMS Annual Conference Exhibit Hall showcases the latest advancements in sonography. You can see demonstrations, ask questions, and evaluate new technologies that will enhance your practice and education.

5. Professional Development: Beyond technical skills, the SDMS Annual Conference helps you develop soft skills through interactions and presentations

6. Motivation and Inspiration: Hearing from leaders in the profession and learning about innovative practices is incredibly motivating. It will reinvigorate your passion for sonography and inspire new ideas and approaches to apply when you return to your patients.

I sincerely hope you consider joining us for this enriching experience that promises not only to broaden your professional knowledge but also to deeply enrich your career in sonography. This is your chance to be part of a vibrant community dedicated to advancing our field and enhancing patient care through innovation and collaboration. Don't miss out on the opportunity to be inspired, to learn, and to connect with leaders and peers in the sonography community. Register now for the 2024 SDMS Annual Conference and take a proactive step towards your professional development and personal growth. We look forward to welcoming you to the heart of New Orleans this September!

Mitzi Roberts, ​EdD, RT(R), RDMS, RDCS, FSDMS
SDMS and SDMS Foundation President

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