For Sonographers

What is sonography?

Sonography is a medical procedure that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of organs, tissues, or blood flow.


What does a sonographer do?

A diagnostic medical sonographer uses ultrasound technology to create images of various body parts, helping physicians diagnose and treat many medical conditions.

What resources does the AIUM have for sonographers?

Ensure your practice and performance of ultrasound exams are safe for you and the patient with these resources on topics including quality assurance, labeling of images, preventing work-related injuries, and more.


Why should a sonographer become a member of the AIUM?

AIUM membership benefits sonographers across all specialties and disciplines. Join fellow members of the ultrasound community in staying up to date on industry standards, procedures, and innovations. And gain access to leading ultrasound education, training, and research, including:

  • Free and reduced cost ways to earn the CME credits you need. New learning opportunities are added to the AIUM Online Learning Center monthly.

  • Complimentary subscription to Sound Waves. Stay informed via a weekly newsletter featuring ultrasound industry news AI-customized to your specific interests.

  • Free registration to all AIUM webinars. Learn ultrasound tips and best practices via live and on-demand webinars.

  • Discounted registration for all AIUM events. The savings from attending just one ultrasound event each year can cover the entire cost of your membership!