This past month, 8 UCI medical students reached out to students at Westminster High School to put on a hands on ultrasound workshop. The medical students taught a small group of high school students the basics of ultrasound and also practice on models, one of which was pregnant! UCI USIG is grateful to Mindray, which donated two of their machines for this event.
This year, we had strong attendance from UCISOM at the annual WCUME! Ten 2nd year medical students were in attendance, presenting on ultrasound research they had done while on their International Ultrasound trips this past summer, totaling 6 abstracts – 3 from Team Indonesia, 2 from Team Panama, and 1 from Team Tanzania. Emergency Medicine Fellows also presented 2 abstracts at the conference, resulting in a submission of 8 abstracts at the conference from UCI! To learn more about the International Ultrasound Research projects, check out our International Outreach Tab above.
Attention all current UCISOM MS1s who are interested in International Ultrasound Education and Research Trips!
This year, the Ultrasound Teams (Team Indonesia, Kenya, Panama, Switzerland, and Tanzania) will be using a common application to make the process of joining a team easier for you all! The app will be due 11/1/17. If you are interested in obtaining access to the application, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We want to give everyone the time to talk with their families, explore other summer plans, and make sure spending a month+ abroad is something they really want to do.
All the groups will be holding additional information sessions individually in the coming month, so please look out for emails from each team that you are interested in joining. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the Ultrasound Interest Group via email!
UCI students presenting data at the World Congress of Ultrasound held at Texas Tech. These projects included various international ultrasound projects performed over the summer of this year. For more information regarding the UCI international trips check out the international outreach tab at the top of the site!
Dr. Fox gives an overview to the future of point of care with the use of ultrasound.
Several UCI students attended and presented research at the World Congress on Ultrasound in Medical Education on October 10-12, 2014 in Portland, Oregon. Students presented over a dozen studies from international ultrasound projects, and well as several other ultrasound education studies. We had a fantastic time at the conference hearing innovative and inspiring talks from faculty , attending hands-on workshops, as well as meeting leaders in the field and fellow medical student ultrasound enthusiasts. Some of our UCI USIG members enjoyed the opportunity to participate in the First Ultrasound World Cup, forming the UCI Sonobabes and Bronography teams. A special thanks the organizers at OHSU for an incredible experience!