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The Essential Ultrasound Course for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

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This course is designed to cover a variety of ultrasound topics to improve the ability to diagnose, counsel and treat a wide range of fetal abnormalities. From genetic screening and prenatal diagnosis to advanced techniques for obtaining cardiac views and how to design a data-driven ultrasound schedule, this course provides comprehensive education relevant to physicians and sonographers performing advanced obstetric ultrasounds. 

We have brought together leading experts in the field of obstetric and gyn ultrasound, fetal echocardiography, genetics, fetal therapy and practice management to create a unique, high-level course that will add to attendees’ ultrasound knowledge base. The course will improve technical skills, diagnostic capabilities and medical insight into the management of a wide variety of fetal disorders. Download the course brochure to learn more.

Reasons to Attend

  • Expand your knowledge on the latest ultrasound techniques and counseling for complex fetal disorders
  • Meet and ask questions with experts in the field in an intimate setting in the fabulous city of New Orleans
  • Earn ultrasound CME’s while keeping up to date on the latest advances in OB ultrasound
  • Play ultrasound jeopardy and have the chance to submit interesting cases

Course Directors

Lynn Simpson, MD and Joanne Stone, MD, MS

Faculty 

Tracy Anton, BS, RDMS, RDCS, FAIUM; Ahmet A. Baschat, MD; Joshua Copel, MD; Helen Feltovich, MD, MS; Nahla Khalek, MD, MPH; Deborah Krakow, MD; Thomas Lee, MD, MBA; Ana Monteagudo, MD; Chia-Ling Nhan-Chang, MD, MS; Mary E. Norton, MD; Ramesha Papanna, MD, MPH; Lawrence D. Platt, MD; and Shubhika Srivastava, MBBS

Register

There are two ways: 1.) click on the aqua "register now" button below to begin online registration. This option is available to both SMFM members and non-members; or 2.) download the course brochure, which includes a registration form on the last page. Please note: advance registration will close on May 9 and re-open onsite in New Orleans on May 30.

Book a Hotel Room 

The Ultrasound Course will be held at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans Hotel. A block of rooms has been reserved for course attendees at a discounted, group rate of $194 per night. To enjoy this special rate, book online or call +1 (855) 463-3092. Please identify your affiliation with the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Ultrasound Course when calling.  The special room rate will be available until May 8, 2019, or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.  

The group rate will also be available through Sunday night, June 2, 2019, if you would like to extend your stay and take advantage of all the city of New Orleans, has to offer. See our special "Stay the Weekend" site for information and discounts on attractions and restaurants.

Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities 

View our exhibit prospectus or contact Darryl Diamond (ddiamond@smfm.org or +1(202) 517-6563) for more information about our exhibit/sponsorship opportunities.

CME

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Medical Association. Determination of credit is pending.  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are accepted by the ARDMS.

Questions? Contact Darryl Diamond at ddiamond@smfm.org.

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Registration fees include continental breakfast , coffee breaks, and lunch each day and access to course materials online.

            EARLY BIRD RATES AVAILABLE UNTIL APRIL 8, 2019

            Physician (SMFM Member): $1,000

            Sonographer/Practice Manager/Coder/Nurse/MFM Fellow (SMFM Member): $820

            Non-Member: $1,200

SMFM welcomes new members. Join now to save on this course, as well as all of our educational offerings. From MFMs and fellows to practice administrators, billing and coding experts, genetic counselors and nurses, there is a membership option available for all stages of your career.

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Event Overview

Date:
May 31, 2019 - June 1, 2019
Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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