Program at a Glance

The 8th World Congress on Ultrasound in Medical Education welcomes a wide diversity of researchers, scientists, clinicians, and trainees in the medical community every year. Participants are encouraged to keep criticism constructive, and avoid personal attacks in sessions, in online discussion boards and in social media. Debate of ideas is encouraged, allowing participants to enjoy a lively and stimulating Congress.

 

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8Th World Congress Ultrasound in Medical Education
  • Sunday,

    August 26, 2021
  • Monday,

    August 27, 2021
  • Tuesday,

    August 28, 2021
  • Wednesday,

    August 29, 2021

Sunday, August 26, 2021

Pre-conference Ultrasound Session

  • 9am-3:30pm: Ultrasound Boot Camp – Ultrasound for Medical School Faculty
  • 5pm-7:30pm: Welcome Reception & Registration: Renaissance Hotel

Monday, August 27, 2021

  • 7am-8am: Continental Breakfast & Registration

  • Plenary 1 – 8am-10am

  • [History of US in Undergraduate Medical Education; US experience in Microgravity; WSU US Curriculum Update]
  • 8am-8:15am: Welcome & History of Motown Video & Conference Theme
  • 8:15am-8:30am: WCUME 2020 Social Media Networking Information for Conference
  • 8:30am-9am : Keynote Address: Scott A. Dulchavsky MD, PhD
  • 9am-9:30am: NASA Presentation – ADUM Curriculum for training astronauts
  • 9:30am-10am: WSUSOM Ultrasound Curriculum Update
  • 10am-10:30am: Coffee Break/Exhibits/Poster Viewing
  • 10:30am-Noon: Oral Abstracts
  • Noon-1pm: Lunch/Exhibits/Poster Viewing

  • Plenary 2 – 1pm-2:30pm

  • [Back to the Future: Use of Hand held devices in the Clerkship years; Use of Artificial Intelligence in developing and implementing a novel US curriculum; Latest update in use of US Simulation]
  • 1pm-1:30pm : Richard Hoppmann MD (use of hand held devices)
  • 1:30pm-2pm : Michael Blaivis MD (Use of AI in Teaching US)
  • 2pm-2:30pm : US Simulation: Latest Update in Curriculum development/implementation
  • 2pm-2:30pm: Coffee Break/Exhibits/Poster Viewing

  • Concurrent Sessions: 2:30pm-4:30pm

  • Undergraduate Ultrasound Curriculum: How and what to teach and successful methods of assessing competencies.
  • 2:30pm-3pm: Ultrasound Education – Pre-clerkship undergraduate curriculum
  • 3pm-3:30pm: Ultrasound Education – Pre-clerkship undergraduate curriculum
  • 3:30pm-4pm: Ultrasound Education – Undergraduate clerkship curriculum
  • 4pm-4:30pm: Ultrasound Education – Undergraduate clerkship curriculum

  • 2:30pm-3pm: Hands-on Workshop – Teaching Gross Anatomy
  • 3pm-3:30pm: Hands-on Workshop – Teaching Cardiac Physiology
  • 3:30pm-4pm: Hands-on Workshop – Abdominal Ultrasound
  • 4pm-4:30pm: Hands-on Workshop – Cardiovascular Ultrasound


  • 5:30pm-8:30pm: (Optional) Visit of Historic sites in Detroit; River Cruise Boat Ride, Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA)

Tuesday, August 28, 2021

  • 7am-8am: Continental Breakfast & Registration

  • Plenary 3 – 8am-10am

  • Consensus Curriculum; Where in the undergraduate curricula should US be integrated (pre-clerkship and clerkship years); Discussion of best practices of successfully implemented undergraduate curricula
  • 8am-8:45am: International Consensus Curriculum Update
  • 8:45am-9:15am: Clinical Skills Curriculum – Is this where undergraduate US education should reside?
  • 9:15am 10am: Panel discussion: Schools with successfully Integrated 4-yr programs on curriculum Implementation
  • 10am-10:30am: Coffee Break/Exhibits/Poster Viewing
  • 10:30am-Noon: Oral Abstracts
  • Noon-1pm: Lunch/Exhibits/Poster Viewing

  • Plenary 4 (Undergraduate Ultrasound Education) 1pm-2:30pm

  • Providing answers to why undergraduate US education should become the standard for all medical schools, and how they align with LCME standards
  • 1pm-1:30pm : Students’ Perspective: Moderator: Resa Lewiss MD
  • 1:30pm-2pm : Dean’s Perspective – Moderator (?) Hoppmann/Mladenovic/M. Jackson
  • 2pm-2:30pm : Educator’s Perspective – Moderator (Vickie Noble) Bahner/Fox/Blaivis/Dowers
  • 2pm-2:30pm: Coffee Break/Exhibits/Poster Viewing

  • Concurrent Sessions: 2:30pm-4:30pm

  • Ultrasound Simulation & Innovative Teaching and Evaluation methods
  • 2:30pm-3pm: Ultrasound Education - Ultrasound Simulation
  • 3pm-3:30pm: Ultrasound Education – Ultrasound Simulation
  • 3:30pm-4pm: Ultrasound Education – Ultrasound Innovation
  • 4pm-4:30pm: Ultrasound Education – Ultrasound Innovation

  • 2:30pm-3pm: Hands-on Workshop – Vascular Ultrasound
  • 3pm-3:30pm: Hands-on Workshop – Thoracic Ultrasound
  • 3:30pm-4pm: Hands-on Workshop – Procedural Applications
  • 4pm-4:30pm : Hands-on Workshop – Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

  • Noon-4pm: Student Ultrasound Competition (Students only)

  • 4pm-5pm: Student Ultrasound Final Round (Main Ballroom open to all conference attendees) Medical Jeopardy & Lightening Round Crown Winners – Ultrasound Cup with Trophy Award
  • 5:30pm-6:30pm: Break/Exhibit Hall
  • 7pm-10pm: Group Dinner at the Roostertail in Detroit

Wednesday, August 29, 2021

  • 7am-8am: Continental Breakfast
  • Plenary 5 - 8am-9:30am

  • Global/International Ultrasound Experience
  • 8am-8:30am: WINFOCUS Update
  • 8:30am-9am: Canadian Ultrasound Experience
  • 9am-9:30am: Ultrasound in Africa
  • 9:30am-10am: Break

  • Concurrent Sessions 10am-11:30am

  • Other Topics
  • 10am-1030am: US Education – International Ultrasound
  • 10:30am-11am: US Education – Global Ultrasound
  • 11am-11:30am: US Education – Global Ultrasound
  • 11:30am-12:00pm: Announcement of Best Oral and Poster Presentation winners
  • Closing Remarks & Adjourn


Benefits

Registration fees for all participants include access to all sessions and the Exhibit Hall, the Welcome Reception, Continental Breakfast, Coffee breaks, Lunches, Poster Sessions, and Digital Delegate Materials.