Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month

MUAM is held annually in October to create awareness of the role diagnostic medical sonographers play in the medical community and to educate the public about medical ultrasound and its many uses in healthcare. MUAM is a joint effort of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS), and Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU). 

The SDMS' ​202​1 MUAM theme ​is "​​​Changing Lives One Scan at a Time".

Your skill and eyes capture life changing images for your patients. You are an essential link in their health journey. Celebrate the impact sonographers have on the lives of their patients.

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SDMS History: Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month 

(1992 - Present)

Previously known as Sonography Awareness Week, Sonography Awareness Month 

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