We have now changed to rolling membership so you will receive membership for exactly one year from the moment you join or renew. All ISUOG members that need to renew have been sent an email from ISUOG Secretariat with renewal instructions. You can also renew at any time by logging into your ISUOG account at anytime and clicking “Renew” in the top right corner.
Submit your interest to write new chapters for the Obstetrics branch of VISUOG, our online visual encyclopedia. We are currently looking for authors to write chapters on fetal heart and fetal extremities.
Live stream an ISUOG Basic Training event by joining or hosting a satellite course! Interact with ISUOG faculty, while remotely accessing comprehensive training for ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology. Upcoming Basic Training courses with the option to live stream via satellite courses include Basic Training Course on Gynecology, 16-17 February 2018 and Basic Training Course at the ISUOG International Symposium, 20 April 2018.
ISUOG Outreach completed its final training mission in Ghana last week, while passing the torch to new local trainers, who will now work to teach the skills they have learned to others. The local trainers practiced giving lectures and supervising ultrasound scans under the guidance of ISUOG Outreach volunteer trainers.
Registration is now open for the ISUOG Basic Training Course on Gynecology! This course is excellent for entry level healthcare trainees looking for an introduction to the basic principles of ultrasound in gynecology. Register to attend one or both days, 16-17 February 2018 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. You also have the option to live stream the first day by organising a satellite course.
Tell us what you think! As an ISUOG member, your feedback is important to us and will help to shape your member benefits, the ISUOG website, educational course topics and more. Enter your email address for the opportunity to win a spot to live stream the ISUOG Fetal Anomalies course on the 21 April, 2018!
“Monochorionic twin pregnancies affected by Type II sIUGR are at a higher risk of perinatal mortality and morbidity compared with Type I. The likelihood of an abnormal outcome is usually not significantly different between sIUGR Types II and III, although the latter has an unpredictable clinical course”, finds a new UOG Journal meta-analysis by Buca et al.
Trainees and trainers are reunited in Sudan this week for Phase I Trip II of ISUOG Outreach. The trainees have been mentored by trainers via Whatsapp since their last training sessions in November 2016, so were excited to finally meet in person again! Trainees have been eager and enthusiastic to receive more hands-on training, delivered by ISUOG volunteer Outreach trainers.
Are you interested in online educational content with a background in education and e-learning? Apply to join the Online Education Content Task Force to help oversee ISUOG's online education content. This includes advising on content requirements, monitoring quality of content, identifying levels of difficulty and suggesting improvements. Deadline extended to 6 December 2017.
The ISUOG Outreach pilot trip to Oman began this week in Muscat, with four ISUOG volunteer trainers teaching theoretical and practical ultrasound skills to 28 trainees from across the country. The project has been organised in partnership with the Omani government and GE healthcare.
Join ISUOG as a Committee member! We are currently recruiting four new members for the Patient Information Task Force to assist in expanding ISUOG's reach as well as providing public benefit through the provision of information directly to women and their families. This position is open for ISUOG members.
The VISUOG Task Force is now recruiting two new members! Join this dynamic group as it works to expand VISUOG, our visual enycolopedia on ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology. Apply to be either an early pregnancy section editor or infertility section editor.
Great to see smiling faces from the ISUOG approved course, “Competency in Fetal Medicine” in Kiev, Ukraine last week. Delegates enjoyed the clinically oriented and interactive course that was balanced between theory and practice.
Follow the ISUOG Outreach team in our blog this week as they return to Haiti. Read first-hand stories and testimonials from our volunteer trainers as they deliver basic ultrasound training to doctors in the city of Cap-Haitien. We are especially proud to have one of our previous trainees joining us as a trainer for this project.
While global maternal mortality has dropped significantly since 1990, around 830 women still die from pregnancy and childbirth related causes every day, 99% of which happen in developing countries.* Part of the UN’s Global Goal for Sustainable Development of good health and well-being is to reduce the global maternal mortality ratio to less than 70 per 100,000 live births by 2030. Find out more about how ISUOG is using the power of ultrasound to help achieve this.
Watch the new video clip from UOG Journal September issue illustrating normal and abnormal fetal cardiac structures reconstructed using HDlive Flow, HDlive Flow silhouette mode and STIC.
Congratulations to all our award winners who were acknowledged during the 27th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Vienna! The award for top abstract went to Dr Wouter Froyman for his research on adnexal masses.
Thank you to all ISUOG members who attended our Annual General Meeting (AGM) during the 27th World Congress in Vienna. Read the AGM minutes for highlights on society achievements, dissemination of the UOG Journal, educational updates and membership priorities.
ISUOG Basic Training has been working closely with Medical Aid Films to produce a film that covers the principles of ultrasound imaging. Watch the video now on our website, which was launched during the 27th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Vienna.
The UOG Journal has released a free virtual issue on gynecological disease.This issue describes the clinical and sonographic characteristics of different gynecological diseases, using the terms and definitions of the International Ovarian Tumor Analysis (IOTA) group.