Volunteer for the AIUM

The AIUM relies on its members to provide feedback, direction, and insight to ensure that we are meeting your needs. Whether you have 5 minutes, 5 hours, or even 5 years, there are several ways you can get involved in your professional society, some of which include the opportunity to earn CME credits.

Write

  • Submit a Manuscript to the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine
    Submit a paper for peer-reviewed publication consideration. These can include original research, clinical letters, review articles, pictorial essays, commentaries, and more. Visit https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jum to create an author account and get started. Be sure to read the Guidelines for Authors before submitting your work.

  • Develop Tests
    The AIUM needs test writers for journal articles, video tutorials and more. If you are interested in writing a CME test (usually 10 questions), please contact Kathi Minton at kminton@aium.org or 800-638-5352.

  • Blog About It
    Want to share your ultrasound story? Have a strong opinion? Is there an issue we should be discussing? Consider writing a blog post for us to share on The Scan. Share your ideas at membership@aium.org.

Edit

  • Serve as a CME Test Editor
    If you are a physician and interested in helping validate CME test questions for the journal, volunteer at https://goo.gl/1d2fK8.

Share

  • Interesting Cases
    Try to stump, and educate, your colleagues by submitting a case challenge.

  • Expertise
    If you have expertise in a particular topic, consider sharing your knowledge by presenting a webinar or speaking at an AIUM event. Look for announcements on the AIUM website or contact Jenny Clark at jclark@aium.org or 800-836-5352.

  • Insight and Ideas
    If you have ideas, are looking for immediate feedback, or want to share resources, check out the AIUM online communities at www.aiumcommunities.org. This is your forum to share and network.

Review

  • Journal Articles
    Lend your expertise by reviewing submitted manuscripts. You can even earn CME credits.

  • Case Studies for Accreditation
    AIUM ultrasound practice accreditation is a peer review process that allows practices to demonstrate that they meet or exceed nationally recognized standards in the performance and interpretation of diagnostic ultrasound examinations. If you are a physician or sonographer from an accredited practice, consider becoming a case reviewer. Not only is this a great learning opportunity, but you will receive a small honorarium for your efforts. Contact Jen Drabo, BS, RDMS at jdrabo@aium.org or 800-638-5352 if you are interested.

  • Video Content
    The AIUM reviews all of its video content on a regular basis. If you are interested in reviewing videos, please contact Kathi Minton at kminton@aium.org or 800-638-5352.

  • Senior/Fellow Membership Applications
    If you are a Senior or Fellow member of the AIUM and want to help review applications for this prestigious honor, please let us know at membership@aium.org.

  • Convention Abstracts
    Serve as a reviewer to ensure the AIUM is presenting the best of the best at its Annual Convention. If you are interested, email aiumcommunities@aium.org to let us know.

Serve

  • Moderator
    Going to the AIUM Annual Convention? Consider serving as a scientific session moderator. These volunteers help keep the sessions on time and on track. If you are interested, email aiumcommunities@aium.org to let us know.

  • Committee or Task Force
    The AIUM has multiple committees and task forces that help direct the association's activities. Learn more by visiting the "Committee" link under "About Us" at www.aium.org. If you are interested in serving, contact communities@aium.org or 800-638-5352.

  • Officer
    The AIUM utilizes officers at both the community/interest group level as well as the Board of Governors and Executive Committee level. If you are interested in serving as an officer, email membership@aium.org.

  • Mentor
    Are you at a medical school or willing to work with a medical school? If so, consider serving as a mentor. Learn more at http://meded.aium.org/mentor-program.

Promote

  • Membership
    The AIUM knows that member-to-member interaction is the most effective way to increase membership. If you are attending an event, speaking at an event, or just want to spread the word, let us know what you need. Send your request to membership@aium.org.

 

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