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Ultrasound Institute Faculty Publication Highlighted on Cover of Advances in Physiology Education Journal

The journal article, “Using ultrasound to teach medical students cardiac physiology,” authored by Dr. Floyd “Tripp” Bell, Department of Radiology, Dr. Britt Wilson, Department of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Neuroscience, and Dr. Richard Hoppmann, Ultrasound Institute, and published in the December 2015 issue of Advances in Physiology Education, is featured on the cover of the journal. The full text of the article may be accessed here.


School of Medicine Ultrasound Institute's Nine-Year Ultrasound Paper Published

The School of Medicine Ultrasound Institute's nine-year ultrasound curriculum paper has been published and is available as an open access article for all to read in Critical Ultrasound Journal.


School of Medicine Ultrasound Education Program Featured in American Airlines Magazine

The School of Medicine Ultrasound Institute was recently featured in the October 2015 issue of the "American Way Magazine" that people read on flights.
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Ultrasound Institute Engages Community in Learning Activities

The School of Medicine Ultrasound Institute engaged the community in three unique learning activities in July. Fourteen high school students participated in the Adventures in Medicine: Ultrasound week-long academic program, July 12-17. The program is part of USC’s Adventure Series, an award-winning youth academic program for academically talented rising 6th through 12th grade students. Students had the opportunity to engage in hands-on echocardiography, neck ultrasound, and ultrasound of the liver, kidney, and gallbladder.
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Hoppmann elected president-elect of WINFOCUS

Richard Hoppmann, MD, Dorothea H. Krebs Endowed Chair of Ultrasound Education and Director of the School of Medicine’s Ultrasound Institute, has been elected president-elect of the World Interactive Network Focused On Critical UltraSound (WINFOCUS). 
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Girls Scouts Saturday

More than fifty Girl Scouts Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors visited the School of Medicine on May 16, 2015 to complete badge work requirements for their First Aid legacy badge.  The Girl Scouts toured the School of Medicine, learned how to handle emergency situations relevant to their level, and completed a Mini-Med WAR (wilderness adventure race or first aid obstacle course). 
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Ultrasound Institute partners with College of Education on professional development project

The School of Medicine’s Ultrasound Institute, along with the University of South Carolina College of Education and College of Arts and Science, are collaborating with four local high-need school districts (Richland 1, Lexington 2, Fairfield, and Sumter) and Richland School District 2 to develop the Life Science Connections professional development project.
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Ultrasound Institute participates in Share Fair Nation

At an event dedicated to discovery and emerging technologies, it is only fitting that the School of Medicine’s Ultrasound Institute would prove popular with families and teachers.
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Third Annual World Congress on Ultrasound in Medical Education

Ultrasound practitioners and educators gathered for the Third Annual Congress on Ultrasound in Medical Education on October 10-12, 2014, in Portland, Oregon. The conference provided the opportunity for medical practitioners, educators, trainees and students to learn from national and international industry professionals and leading physicians from all areas of ultrasound.
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Ultrasound Institute partners with Pri-Med to offer CME training

The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Ultrasound Institute and DBC Pri-Med LLC, the leading provider of professional medical education to a community of more than 260,000 clinicians, will launch a national continuing medical education (CME) curriculum to educate and train practicing primary care clinicians about new advancements in ultrasound and how to utilize these technologies at the point-of-care.
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Global Ultrasound Training in Tanzania 
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SOM Ultrasound program applauded in prestigious British Medical Journal
Wise J. Everyone’s a radiologist now. BMJ. 2008 May 10;336(7652):1041-3.


Ultrasound program featured in SCMA article
Ultrasound in Medical Education: A Vertical Curriculum at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. JSCMA 2006 December; Vol. 102:330-4.


School of Medicine, GE pilot study a first in ultrasound medical education
SC News article: October 25, 2006


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