Ultrasound Education

Key Facts

  • Founded in 1975 and operated continuously since
  • 16 CME courses taught per year
  • More than 800 course participants per year
  • More than 25,000 course participants over the past 38 years from all 50 states, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia and other 22 nations
  • Dedicated hands-on scan labs and small class sizes ensure informal and effective sessions that maximize return on investment of time and resources by course participants
  • Strong industry partnerships with leading suppliers, such as General Electric Healthcare, Philips Healthcare and SonoSite
  • Three Wake Forest School of Medicine faculty members have served as president of the American Institute of Ultrasound in MedicineWilliam M. McKinney, MD (1974-1976) Frederick W. Kremkau, PhD (1997-1999)¬†Lewis H. Nelson, III, MD (2003-2005)
  • Hosted the Annual Convention of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
  • Wake Forest School of Medicine has partnered with Orlando Health for 36 years in conducting the Annual Advanced Ultrasound Seminar: Ob/Gyn
  • Hosted first North American Transcranial-Doppler Conference
  • Hosted introduction of the Advanced Technology Laboratories HDI5000 system
  • Introduced courses supporting newly emerged real-time (dynamic) imaging systems
  • Introduced courses supporting newly emerged Doppler systems
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