Richard A. Hoppmann, M.D.
Richard A. Hoppmann, M.D., FACP, FAIUM is currently, the Dorothea H. Krebs Endowed Chair of Ultrasound Education, Professor of Medicine, Dean Emeritus, and Director of the Ultrasound Institute of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. Dr. Hoppmann is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
In 2006, he introduced an integrated ultrasound curriculum (iUSC) across all four years of medical student education. He has helped develop a number of ultrasound training programs, including one for primary care physicians in rural South Carolina and a Primary Care Ultrasound Fellowship. He is founder and served as the first President of the Society of Ultrasound in Medical Education. He is Third Vice President of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and is Immediate Past President of WINFOCUS.
He has published extensively on ultrasound education and serves on the editorial boards of several journals, including the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, The Ultrasound Journal, and Medical Ultrasonography. He has been the recipient of almost $2M in ultrasound education grants and has been issued four patents related to ultrasound.