Joseph R. Wax, MD, FAIUM
Board Certification   
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal & Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Current Professional Affiliation
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Maternal Fetal Medicine physician - Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine since 2000.
Participation in AIUM Committee Work
Clinical Standards Committee, 2007-2010
Nominating Committee 2012
Liason to fetal echocardiography guideline committee
Vice Chair, Clinical Standards Committee 2011-2013
Chair, Clinical Standards Committee, 2013-2017
Co-chair, 76811 Task Force
AIUM Liason to NTQR/Perinatal Quality Foundation 2011-present
Elective Offices
AIUM Board of Governors 2011-2013
AIUM First Vice President 2013-present
Contributions as a Faculty Member at AIUM Meetings
Categorical course coordinator and faculty, 2007
Meet the Professor, 2008
OB Ultrasound film panel, 2008
Moderator, OB ultrasound scientific session, 2008
Categorical course faculty, 2009
Hands on OB Ultrasound Course faculty, 2011-2013
OB Ultrasound abstract reviewer, 2009-2011
OB Ultrasound Scientific abstract chair, 2012-2013
Co-presenter: webinar on cervical ultrasound, 2013
Luminary speaker, cervical ultrasound session, 2014
Numerous abstracts published and presented as oral and poster session at Annual Convention since 2002
Primary Area(s) of Ultrasound Experience
Prenatal diagnosis, aneuploidy screening, fetal echocardiography
140 peer-reviewed publications
48 chapters and reviews
118 abstracts
Affiliations and Positions with Other Professional Societies
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (Fellow)
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (Chair, Maine Section; Vice Chair, Chair-Committee on Obstetrical Practice, Member-Committee on Obstetrical Practice Bulletins)
Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine
Society for Gynecologic Investigation
What are your Goals for the AIUM?
1. Expand collaboration with organizations sharing similar interests, through common clinical guidelines, CME opportunities, and annual meeting attendance and presentations.
2. Encourage continued growth of the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, encouraging submissions of papers presented at the annual meeting, possibly in a special meeting issue.
3. Expand efforts at membership growth, including new medical specialties, student sonographers, medical students, and resident physician, while retaining current members.