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7 Tips for Newly Accepted Sonography Students from a Seasoned Sonographer

Getting accepted into an ultrasound program is not an easy feat, so let us begin by saying CONGRATULATIONS! You’ve chosen an extremely fulfilling and rewarding career path. As you embark on what may be the toughest years of your life, we’ve compiled advice from seasoned sonographers on how to not only survive your ultrasound program… Read More

Sonographer Dundie Awards: Celebrating Your Ultrasound Department During Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month

Have a laugh during Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month while showing support for your ultrasound department by throwing your very own Sonographer Dundie Awards. Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month (MUAM) is celebrated every October to create awareness of the role diagnostic medical sonographers play in the healthcare industry while educating the public about the uses of diagnostic… Read More

The Complete Guide to Becoming a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Diagnostic medical sonographers, or sonographers for short, are specialists who use ultrasound imaging and sound waves to create 2D and 3D images of inside the body. Doctors and physicians rely on sonographers to aid in the diagnostic process, with ultrasound imaging often being the first test a doctor will order when a patient comes to… Read More

Sonographers Share Their Best Advice for Taking Call

Depending on your facility, chances are you’ve experienced the struggles of taking call. Like that time, you were called in for a STAT abdomen at 2 am after the CT already showed gallstones. While you may have a love-hate relationship with taking call, approximately 40% of facilities require sonographers to take call during nights, weekends,… Read More