Introduction to ED Point of Care Ultrasound 2017

  The Division of Emergency Medicine is once again pleased to host its annual “Introduction to ED Point of Care Ultrasound” course on July 6th, 2017. This course will emphasize  fundamental techniques in image acquisition and interpretation and  7 indications of point of care ultrasound in the ED. Course content is aimed at practitioners who are beginning their pathway to competence […]

By | 2017-11-22T16:20:17+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|ED Ultrasound Course, Events, Featured, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Introduction to ED Point of Care Ultrasound 2017

Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship

The Division of Emergency Medicine is pleased to announce we are offering a 1-year fellowship in point-of-care ultrasound and currently accepting applications. The Westernsono Ultrasound group decided it was time to share our enthusiasm in POCUS with the world and elevate our program to the next level. With a group of wide experience from both Canada and US based training, we aim to combine the best of [...]

By | 2017-11-28T14:39:55+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Fellowships, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship

Introduction to ED Point of Care Ultrasound 2017

  The Division of Emergency Medicine is once again pleased to host its annual "Introduction to ED Point of Care Ultrasound" course on July 6th, 2017. This course will emphasize  fundamental techniques in image acquisition and interpretation and  7 indications of point of care ultrasound in the ED. Course content is aimed at practitioners who are beginning their pathway to competence in point of care ultrasound. Topics covered will be: Abdominal [...]

By | 2017-12-28T18:56:10+00:00 April 3rd, 2016|ED Ultrasound Course, Events, Featured, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Introduction to ED Point of Care Ultrasound 2017

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Featured on TV

The innovation and leadership of Western University's and LHSC's Point-of-Care Ultrasound program recently garnered regional media attention.  With leading programs in emergency medicine and critical care and emerging programs in anesthesia, internal medicine and surgery, the collaborative, interdisciplinary vision of our POCUS program is being actualized to the betterment of the patient and physician experience.  See the news piece below or the full news story [...]

By | 2014-11-07T16:52:58+00:00 November 7th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Point-of-Care Ultrasound Featured on TV

The 2014 Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium: A Repeat Success!

It is hard to believe that only one year ago we celebrated the success of the first ever Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium. This year’s symposium took place the weekend of August 23rd & 24th and was bigger and better than ever. […]

By | 2014-09-06T23:24:08+00:00 September 6th, 2014|Events, Featured, Medical Student Meetings, Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The 2014 Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium: A Repeat Success!

Point of Care Ultrasound – An Overview for Medical Students

On August 24, Dr. Rob Arntfield kicked-off the inaugural Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium with this thought-provoking keynote address introducing participants to point of care ultrasound.  The talk begins with a compelling case presentation and ultimately delivers an interesting and slightly iconoclastic overview of the current state of affairs with point of care ultrasound, its relevance to medical training and how on earth we got here. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LvQCDep3iEg

By | 2013-09-03T22:11:09+00:00 September 3rd, 2013|Lectures, Medical Student Meetings, News|Comments Off on Point of Care Ultrasound – An Overview for Medical Students

Just Around the Corner: Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium

Excitement surrounding the Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium is growing, with less than two weeks before the scanning begins.  Below are some quick facts on the national event, which is the first of its kind accessible to Canadian medical students across the country: To take place August 24 and August 25 at the state of the art Canadian Surgical Technologies and Advanced Robotics facility at [...]

By | 2013-08-11T20:25:01+00:00 August 11th, 2013|Education, Medical Student Meetings, Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium, News|Comments Off on Just Around the Corner: Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium

Point-of-care Ultrasound: Hyperechoic future in medical education?

The Point-of-care Ultrasound Interest Group reviews its inaugural year as a medical student club  and makes a pitch for integrating more ultrasound training in to undergraduate medical education.   We hope you enjoy the presentation! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DglswiaRdII&w=420&h=315]

By | 2013-05-17T09:09:34+00:00 May 17th, 2013|Lectures, Medical Student Meetings, News|Comments Off on Point-of-care Ultrasound: Hyperechoic future in medical education?

Registration for Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium fills!

Three weeks after opening up registration, the Point of Care Ultrasound Interest Group is happy to announce that all spaces have been filled for the inaugural Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium, to take place on August 24 and 25, 2013 in London.   The event will bring 35 medical students from across Canada together, with representation from all six Ontario medical schools and as far away as [...]

By | 2013-05-12T12:52:51+00:00 May 12th, 2013|Events, Medical Student Meetings, News|Comments Off on Registration for Western Medical Student Ultrasound Symposium fills!

Point of Care Ultrasound Interest Group wins innovator grant

An application put forth by the Point of Care Ultrasound Interest Group was selected as a winner of the Hippocratic Council Innovator Grant last week.  The funding will support a student-driven education initiative, in partnership with industry and faculty, that aims to bring hands on ultrasound training to undergraduate medical students at the Schulich School of Medicine at Western Univeristy.  While details are still being finalized, [...]

By | 2013-02-24T21:09:16+00:00 February 24th, 2013|Events, Medical Student Meetings, News|Comments Off on Point of Care Ultrasound Interest Group wins innovator grant