Join Section

Pediatric Ultrasound

Purpose: Foster the effective utilization of Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound.

Russ Horwitz, MD - Chair

2014-2015 has been a big year for pediatric point-of-care ultrasound.

  • The first pediatric ultrasound textbook Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound  (Doniger S, Ed., Cambridge University Press, 2014) was published with leaders in PEM POCUS authoring chapters.
  • The PEM POCUS guidelines led by Jennifer Marin and Resa Lewiss were published in Pediatrics and Annals of Emergency Medicine. These guidelines were reviewed and approved by: the AAP, ACEP, SAEM, and WINFOCUS.
  • A long-term sustainable educational initiative was approved and started with the first phase, a full-day ultrasound course at the AAP NCE in October 2015. Future goals will include education through ACEP and the PEM Fellows meeting, as well as online education
Feedback
Click here to
send us feedback