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Welcome! This community focuses on the evaluation of the fetal heart with ultrasound imaging, including assessment of structural and functional aspects of the fetal cardiovascular system and feto-placental circulation.

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Online Lectures

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What's Wrong With This Heart?
Early Fetal Echocardiography
Fetal Heart: The Basics and Cardiac Unknowns
Abnormalities of the Fetal Venous System
Assessment of the Fetus at Risk for Cardiac Decompensation: When to Worry, What to Do About it
Can Fetal Echocardiography Predict the Future? (Progression of Pathology Through Gestation)
How to Be an Effective Manuscript Reviewer for the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine
Interplay of Genetics and the Fetal Heart: Different Problems, Different Perspectives
Just Images: Fetal Echocardiography
Normal Fetal Heart Examination: Chambers, Arteries, and Veins
Prognosis and Follow-up After Early Diagnosis of Fetal Cardiac Abnormalities
Tricks and Physics: How to Improve Your Imaging of the Fetal Heart
What Went Wrong? All You Need to Know About Fetal Cardiac Embryology, Anatomy, and Pathology
Wrong Diagnosis: Learning From Our Mistakes
Anatomic Lessons From Normal Fetal Cardiac Ultrasound (Basic)
Basic Cardiac Screening
Cardiac Unknowns

Educational Events

42nd Annual Advanced OB-GYN Ultrasound Seminar • February 20-23, 2019 • Lake Buena Vista, FL
2019 AIUM Convention • April 6-10, 2019 • Orlando, FL
2020 AIUM Convention • March 21-25, 2020 • New York, NY
2021 AIUM Convention • April 10-14, 2021 • Orlando, FL


Understanding Occupational Musculoskeletal Injuries in Ultrasound Providers and Sonographers
A 3-Year Course: Implementation of POCUS Training Within Internal Medicine Residency Programs
Sideline Ultrasound
The Basic Fetal Heart Scan: A Systematic Approach to Screening for Congenital Heart Disease
Cardiac Imaging in Early Gestation: From Basic to Advanced
Improve Your Fetal Cardiac Imaging: Optimizing in Grayscale and Color Doppler
The Role of the 11-14 Week Ultrasound in the Era of Cell-free DNA Screening
Three Vessel Tracheal View: A Review of Normal and Abnormal Findings
Advanced Evaluation of the Fetal Heart
Accreditation Made Simple

Video Programs for CME

Common Congenital Heart Abnormalities: Prenatal, Postnatal, and Pathologic Correlations
Comprehensive Review of Major Congenital Heart Disease From a Multidisciplinary Perspective
Early Fetal Echocardiography
Fetal Heart: The Basics and Cardiac Unknowns
Medicolegal Issues in Obstetric Ultrasound
Performance of a Thyroid/Parathyroid Ultrasound Examination: Step-by-Step Tutorial
Practice Guideline for the Performance of a Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Examination: Step-by-step Video Tutorial for Performing Individual Examinations
Practice Guideline for the Performance of Fetal Echocardiography: Step-by-Step Video Tutorial for Preforming Individual Examinations
Ultrasound Examination of the Abdomen and/or Retroperitoneum: Step-by-step Video Tutorial for Performing Individual Examinations

Journal CME Self-Study Tests

AIUM members may submit their tests online for free; nonmembers are charged a fee.

View all tests and corresponding articles.

Journal Articles

Fetal Echocardiography


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

Recommended Ultrasound Terminology, Third Edition

Routine Quality Assurance for Diagnostic Ultrasound Equipment