Congratulations to Dr. Mark Byrne, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, on the release of his new iOS app, ‘Pocket Emergency Ultrasound‘!
Designed as a rapid pocket reference for the busy clinical sonographer, Pocket Emergency Ultrasound is a comprehensive atlas of all measurements used in point-of-care sonography. A simple and clean user interface offers quick access to a thorough database of normal values and ranges, and accompanying high-resolution images demonstrate normal sonographic anatomy along with proper conventions for measurement technique.
Pocket Emergency Ultrasound is available for the iPhone and can be downloaded from the Apple App Store.
Dr. Feldman, Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of the Research Section, explains in his article that "It Takes a System to Treat a Pneumothorax."
Dr. Leo, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of the Emergency Ultrasound Section, and Dr. Murray, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow, describe in their article "a practical overview of core factors to consider when developing and implementing a point-of-care ultrasound education program in a resource-limited setting." Read more about it here.
Congratulations to Dr. Megan Leo, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of the Emergency Ultrasound Section, for her recent interview by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) regarding her efforts to teach emergency point-of-care ultrasound to healthcare providers in Rwanda.
Dr. Leo is a member of the non-profit organization Physicians for Ultrasound in Rwanda Education (PURE) as well as the Chair of the AIUM’s Ultrasound in Global Health Interest Group.
Read more about Dr. Leo's international ultrasound education work here.
Congratulations to Dr. Joseph Pare, PGY4, for his acceptance into the Master of Health Science (MHS) program at Yale University!
Dr. Pare, who begins an Ultrasound Fellowship at Yale-New Haven Hospital this summer, is receiving support for the MHS program by the Department of Emergency Medicine. The MHS degree is completed over two years in conjunction with the fellowship program.
Dr. Pare will investigate the use of emergency point-of-care ultrasound for fluid management and resuscitation in sepsis.