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ABOUT US 2018-08-08T05:40:01+00:00

About Us

Western Sono is devoted to the development and support of point of care ultrasound within The University of Western Ontario’s medical programs and in the care of patients in London Health Sciences Centre hospitals.

Education

Learn about ultrasound techniques and associated clinical applications!

Screencasts

Our faculty carefully crafted video lectures covering topics ranging from critical care transesophageal echocardiography to ultrasound-guided procedures.

Research

Practice what you preach. Also advance said field of practice.

Advancing the field

Medical education, academic reviews, quality assurance – you name it, we’re doing it (with the power of ultrasound!)

Training

Teaching the ways of the transducer. See one. Scan one. Teach one.

Learn it, you must

We provide training to all levels of trainees – from medical students to fellows, from workshops to fellowships programs.

“Notwithstanding its value, I am extremely doubtful, because its beneficial application requires much time, and gives a good deal of trouble both to the patient and the practitioner.”

John Forbes, A treatise on the diseases of the chest and on mediate auscultation. John Forbes, translator. London: T. and G. Underwood, 1829.

John Forbes’ remarks regarding the stethoscope, prior to translating René Laennec’s work on its discovery and introduction