Megan Leo is the Director of Emergency Ultrasound at Boston Medical Center. She is responsible for training and credentialing of attending and resident physicians within the Department of Emergency Medicine. She is also the EUS fellowship co-director, which offers one position per year within the Boston Medical Center emergency department. Dr. Leo is the immediate past president of AEUS and has been on the SonoGames organizing committee for the past 3 years. She is the past chair of the AIUM international ultrasound interest group. She also has international ultrasound education curriculum development and training experience in Rwanda and Kenya. Dr. Leo has a strong interest in point of care ultrasound education research.
- Boston Medical Center
- University of Florida College of Medicine, MD
- University of Virginia, BA
- Published on 4/27/2021
Leo M. Potential for Point-of-Care Ultrasonography to Improve Patient Care in Diagnosis of Dyspnea. Ann Intern Med. 2021 Apr 27. PMID: 33900799.
- Published on 6/19/2020
Pare JR, Camelo I, Mayo KC, Leo MM, Dugas JN, Nelson KP, Baker WE, Shareef F, Mitchell PM, Schechter-Perkins EM. Point-of-care Lung Ultrasound Is More Sensitive than Chest Radiograph for Evaluation of COVID-19. West J Emerg Med. 2020 Jun 19; 21(4):771-778. PMID: 32726240.
- Published on 11/17/2018
Pare JR, Pollock SE, Liu JH, Leo MM, Nelson KP. Central venous catheter placement after ultrasound guided peripheral IV placement for difficult vascular access patients. Am J Emerg Med. 2019 02; 37(2):317-320. PMID: 30471933.
- Published on 5/15/2017
Leo MM, Langlois BK, Pare JR, Mitchell P, Linden J, Nelson KP, Amanti C, Carmody KA. Ultrasound vs. Computed Tomography for Severity of Hydronephrosis and Its Importance in Renal Colic. West J Emerg Med. 2017 Jun; 18(4):559-568. PMID: 28611874.
- Published on 3/4/2017
Henwood PC, Mackenzie DC, Liteplo AS, Rempell JS, Murray AF, Leo MM, Dukundane D, Dean AJ, Rulisa S, Noble VE. Point-of-Care Ultrasound Use, Accuracy, and Impact on Clinical Decision Making in Rwanda Hospitals. J Ultrasound Med. 2017 Jun; 36(6):1189-1194. PMID: 28258591.
- Published on 10/31/2016
Nelson M, Abdi A, Adhikari S, Boniface M, Bramante RM, Egan DJ, Matthew Fields J, Leo MM, Liteplo AS, Liu R, Nomura JT, Pigott DC, Raio CC, Ruskis J, Strony R, Thom C, Lewiss RE. Goal-directed Focused Ultrasound Milestones Revised: A Multiorganizational Consensus. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 Nov; 23(11):1274-1279. PMID: 27520068.
- Published on 10/19/2016
Henwood PC, Mackenzie DC, Rempell JS, Douglass E, Dukundane D, Liteplo AS, Leo MM, Murray AF, Vaillancourt S, Dean AJ, Lewiss RE, Rulisa S, Krebs E, Raja Rao AK, Rudakemwa E, Rusanganwa V, Kyanmanywa P, Noble VE. Intensive point-of-care ultrasound training with long-term follow-up in a cohort of Rwandan physicians. Trop Med Int Health. 2016 Dec; 21(12):1531-1538. PMID: 27758005.
- Published on 10/13/2016
Sjogren AR, Leo MM, Feldman J, Gwin JT. Image Segmentation and Machine Learning for Detection of Abdominal Free Fluid in Focused Assessment With Sonography for Trauma Examinations: A Pilot Study. J Ultrasound Med. 2016 Nov; 35(11):2501-2509. PMID: 27738293.
- Published on 8/6/2016
Jung CF, Breaud AH, Sheng AY, Byrne MW, Muruganandan KM, Dhanani M, Leo MM. Delphi method validation of a procedural performance checklist for insertion of an ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous catheter. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Nov; 34(11):2227-2230. PMID: 27645813.
- Published on 5/27/2014
Henwood PC, Mackenzie DC, Rempell JS, Murray AF, Leo MM, Dean AJ, Liteplo AS, Noble VE. A practical guide to self-sustaining point-of-care ultrasound education programs in resource-limited settings. Ann Emerg Med. 2014 Sep; 64(3):277-285.e2. PMID: 24875894.
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