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Welcome! This community focuses on the science and technology associated with medical ultrasound. Topics of interest include diagnostic applications of ultrasound, bioeffects, and technological advancement.

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Continuing Education/CME

The AIUM offers a wide variety of continuing education that is available for CME credit. These offerings include journal-based and video-based learning. All of these opportunities are located in the Online Learning Center.

Online Lectures

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Low-Intensity Therapeutic Ultrasound
Elastography in Preclinical Research
Liver Elastography: All You Need to Know
Response to Therapy and Ultrasonic Monitoring, Including Cavitation Imaging
Functional Ultrasound and Super-Resolution Imaging
Contrast Agents for Clinical and Preclinical Photoacoustics

Educational Events

AIUM 2021 • April 11-14, 2021 • Orlando, FL
AIUM 2022 • March 12-16, 2022 • San Diego, CA
AIUM 2024 • April 6-10, 2024 • Austin, TX

Journal Articles

Basic Science and Instrumentation

Publications

Acoustic Output Measurement Standard for Diagnostic Ultrasound Equipment: Revision 1, 2004 (NEMA UD 2-2004)

AIUM Consensus Report on Potential Bioeffects of Diagnostic Ultrasound

How to Interpret the Ultrasound Output Display Standard for Higher Acoustic Output Diagnostic Ultrasound Devices: Version 2

Medical Ultrasound Safety, Third Edition

Performance Criteria and Measurements for Doppler Ultrasound Devices: Technical Discussion - 2nd Edition

Recommended Ultrasound Terminology, Third Edition

Routine Quality Assurance for Diagnostic Ultrasound Equipment

Standard Methods for Calibration of 2D and 3D Spatial Measurement Capabilities of Pulse Echo Ultrasound Imaging Systems