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Continuing Medical Education

Target Audience
  • Medical School Faculty - Deans/ Pre-Clerkship & Clerkship Course Directors

  • Physicians - Anesthesiology/Cardiology/Critical Care/Emergency Medicine/Endocrinology/MSK/Orthopedic Surgery/Perioperative/Primary Care/Radiology/Sport Medicine/Veterinary Medicine/Women’s Health

  • Non-Physician Educators

  • Physician Assistants/Nurses/Advanced Practice Providers/First Responders/Sonographers/Allied Health Professionals

  • Medical Students/Resident/Fellows 

Educational Objectives
  • Develop the necessary skills to assist with ultrasound curriculum development at the undergraduate level

  • Discuss assessment methods for effective ultrasound integration at the undergraduate to the graduate levels

  • Describe effective ways of integrating ultrasound education into Gross Anatomy and Physiology

  • Develop the necessary psychomotor skills to implement and teach other learners about various POCUS applications

  • Discuss patient safety practices as they relate to POCUS applications in the clinical area

  • Develop effective ways of integrating ultrasound education during the clerkship years of undergraduate education, and how to transition that knowledge to graduate education

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Planning Committee
Richard Baker, M.D.

Senior Vice Dean
Vice Dean for Medical Education
Professor of Ophthalmology 
Wayne State Univers
School of Medicine

David Amponsah, M.D.

Ultrasound Division Head
Department of Emergency Medicine
Henry Ford Hospital
Asst. Clinical Professor
Wayne State University
School of Medicine

Abigail Brackney, M.D., FACEP
Associate Ultrasound Division Head
Department of Emergency Medicine
Henry Ford Hospital

Richard Hoppmann, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, Past Dean, Founder of the Ultrasound Institute University of South
Carolina School of Medicine
Founder and Past President – SUSME
Past President – WINFOCUS
President-elect – AIUM

Ruth A. Riley, M.S., AHIP

Assistant Dean for Executive Affairs Director of Library Services
School of Medicine
University of South Carolina

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