Dr. James Shwayder, MD, JD, FAIUM
Board Certification   
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Current Professional Affiliation
Professor and Chair
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, Mississippi (3 years)
Participation in AIUM Committee Work
Coding Committee (2010 - Current)
Community of Practice Council (2012)
Web Education Committee (2012-2014)
Annual Convention Planning Committee (2013-2015)
Abstract Reviewer for Annual Convention (2007 - Current)
Elective Offices
Senior Member (1986)
Fellow (2005)
Secretary - Gynecology Community (2012-2014)
Vice-President - Gynecology Community (2014-2016)
Contributions as a Faculty Member at AIUM Meetings
Categorical Courses (31 presentations from 1998 - 2015)
Meet the Professors (2009)

Primary Area(s) of Ultrasound Experience
Gynecologic ultrasound
Topic areas: Ectopic pregnancy, abnormal uterine bleeding, adnexal masses legal issues in ultrasound.
23 peer-reviewed/other papers.
10 book chapters
Affiliations and Positions with Other Professional Societies
National Advisory Board
Board of Trustees (2005-2007)
Chairman, Ethics Committee (2004-2006)
Member, Bylaws Committee (2004-2006)
Chairman, Bylaws Committee (2007-2011)
Advisory Committee (2007-Current)

Advisory Council
Accreditation Council in Gynecologic Endoscopy (ACGE)(1996-Current)
Board of Directors (2007-2013)
Secretary-Treasurer (2008-2009)
Vice-President (2009-2010)
2010-2011 President
2011-2012 Past-President
2009-Current Centers of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG)
2011-Current Standards Committee, Chair
2011-Currnet Outcomes Committee
2012-Current Review Committee

American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) National Advisory Council: Virginia Representative (1997-1999)

ACOG: Co-Chair Prolog: Gynecology and Surgery
Mississippi ACOG
Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology: Editorial Board
Obstetrics and Gynecology: Editorial Board

What are your Goals for the AIUM?
1. To continue AIUM’s role as the preeminent ultrasound society
2. Enhance the use of ultrasound throughout medicine, as a cost-effective, efficient method of diagnosis and assisting with patient treatment
3. Increase ultrasound's application to medical education
4. Promote safe and appropriate use of ultrasound
5. Enhance quality in the performance of ultrasound
6. Expand education, training, and accountability in ultrasound
7. Promote the appropriate compensation for indicated ultrasound use.