Dr. Joshua Hackel, MD,PA
Board Certification   
Family Medicine - Sports Medicine, Other, Family Medicine
Current Professional Affiliation
Primary Care Sports Medicine physician: Andrews Institute for
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, Florida
Director of University of South Alabama/Andrews Institute Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship
Contributions as a Faculty Member at AIUM Meetings
Course Chairman of the AIUM/Andrews Research and Education Foundation - Hands-On Diagnostic and Interventional MSK Ultrasound Course. Andrews Institute - Pensacola, Florida.
Primary Area(s) of Ultrasound Experience
My work relates to education in musculoskeletal ultrasound in orthopaedic and sports medicine. I have been heavily involved in education for the last 8 years teaching physicians, sonographers, athletic trainers, physicians' assistants, and chiropractors at our annual ultrasound conference at the Andrews Institute. I have enjoyed teaching at multiple national and international ultrasound conferences.
12+ manuscripts related to sports medicine, musculoskeletal ultrasound, accreditation, etc.
Affiliations and Positions with Other Professional Societies
2017 AMSSM Annual meeting Planning Committee member
Team Physician, University of West Florida Athletics
Associate Professor, University of West Florida, College of Professional Studies, Department of Health Leisure & Exercise Science
FAAFP, Fellow American Academy of Family Practice
What are your Goals for the AIUM?
Elevation and recognition of AIUM ultrasound accreditation
Develop national standards for providing educational programs focused on ultrasound in medicine
To improve the quality of ultrasound training for fellowship/residency programs
Recognition of diagnostic ultrasound in addition to therapeutic ultrasound