Daniel Restrepo, MD; Thomas F. Heyne, MD, MSt; Christine Schutzer, RT, BS, RDMS; Renee Dversdal, MD – Point of care Ultrasound (POCUS) is a growing diagnostic modality across a variety of specialties and is increasingly being taught in undergraduate medical education. Uptake within internal medicine has been slow but is becoming more commonplace.
Sacha Weill, Daniel Armand Picard, Daniel J. Kim MD, Michael Y. Woo MD – Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) in Canadian undergraduate medical education (UGME) is limited. To address this paucity, the inaugural Seguin Canadian POCUS Education Conference hosted 14 of the 17 Canadian medical schools to develop a list of recommendations for POCUS education in Canadian UGME.
Peter C. Nauka, MD; Darlene LeFrancois, MD; Benjamin T. Galen, MD – Lower extremity deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is prevalent amongst hospitalized patients and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Delays in DVT diagnosis may result from relying on duplex ultrasound studies performed and interpreted by the vascular laboratory.