IVUSS Annual Meetings

Each year the society organizes and hosts an annual conference to promote research in and provide education in veterinary ultrasonography. These events are attended by some of the top clinical sonographers from around the world.

Attendance at an IVUSS Annual Meeting provides the opportunity to meet other clinical sonographers in the veterinary field. The IVUSS meetings typically offer between 12 and 16 hours of veterinary ultrasound continuing education in lectures on echocardiography, abdominal, musculoskeletal or soft tissue scanning criteria. The lecturers are world renowned board certified specialists in radiology, cardiology and internal medicine, as well as clinical pathologists and interventional radiologists.

Veterinary Ultrasound Continuing Education

In addition there is a wet lab included where one-on-one training with these specialists is available for refining abdominal, cardiac, soft tissue and/or musculoskeletal imaging techniques. One of the best provisions of the annual meeting, however, is meeting & sharing meals and ideas with other mobile sonographers, finding mentors and cohorts in what can often feel like an isolated practice on the road.  Attendees rate our conferences as a top-value in veterinary ultrasound continuing education opportunities.

In Manhattan in October, 2015 we discussed musculoskeletal ultrasound technique, interventional radiology in the urogenital tract, and cardiac imaging, surgery and treatment. In Salzburg, Austria in September, 2014 we covered cervical and cranial ultrasound techniques. In Vancouver, BC we discussed tissue sampling and cardiac case management.

Our next event will be held in Chicago, September 20st through the 24th.

Network with the best and brightest
Join top peers from around the globe–whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or advanced clinical sonographer. Take part in our think tank of clinical sonography and learn from industry leaders how to grow your small business.

Grow your knowledge by attending our seminars with the IVUSS 2019 Chicago lecturers:

• Dr. Anthony Fischetti, ACVR – Head of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology at the Animal Medical Center in Manhattan.

• Dr. Simon Swift, ACVIM-Cardiology – Associate Professor at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine.

• Dr. Marina Ivančić, ACVR – the world’s first and only zoo-based veterinary radiologist from the Chicago Zoological Society’s Brookfield Zoo.

Hone your sonography skills in the IVUSS wet lab with one-on-one consultation with a radiologist, cardiologist or leading clinical sonographer from around the globe.

Earn RACE approved CE credits
The IVUSS annual conference is RACE approved continuing education.

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