ISUOG is very pleased to announce that our 27th World Congress of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, held in Austria in 2017, has been awarded Best Congress of the Year by the city of Vienna! Our 2017 Congress Chairs Prof. Christoph Brezinka and Prof. Daniela Prayer attended the event at Vienna City Hall on Thursday 12 April, and were honoured with a commemorative plaque recognising the exceptional success of the Congress.Thank you to all who made this possible!
This month, we are excited to announce that we received almost 900 abstract submissions for our 28th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Singapore! For more World Congress highlights, check out this newsletter. Also in the newsletter is up-to-date information about our other educational opportunities, such as our 14th International Symposium in Athens this month, our upcoming 'Managing incidental ultrasound findings in gynecology' course, and more. You'll also find a summary of highlights from the April issue of UOG, an update on our Outreach partnership with the World Health Organisation, news about our China Task Force, and job opportunities within ISUOG.
ISUOG Outreach has returned to Oman! Stay up to date by reading our blog - learn how the 28 trainees and our team of ISUOG volunteers are getting on in Muscat.The first blog post from our team leader for Oman, Dr Titia Cohen-Overbeek (the Netherlands) is now up, so check it out and follow our blog so as not to miss any updates!
ISUOG Outreach is proud to be an ally of the World Health Organisation and PMNCH (the Partnership for Maternal and New born Child Health) in its joint efforts to improve global women’s health. To celebrate World Health Day tomorrow, we are excited to announce one of our recent partnerships with the WHO during the ACTION Trials, a multi-site randomized trial of antenatal corticosteroid use for women at risk of imminent preterm birth in hospitals in low-resource countries.
Would you like to host a satellite course to live stream our Basic Training course at our Athens International Symposium on the 20th April 2018? This is a fantastic opportunity to provide your trainees with access to the high quality education available through our Basic Training program at a location that suits you.
ISUOG and ASUM now have 25 endorsing bodies for our 28th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Singapore! Members of local endorsing bodies will receive a discounted registration fee. If your society has agreed endorsement, please contact them regarding your discount before registering.
For our 28th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, there are reduced rates available to residents of low resource countries listed in Hinari Lists A and B. If you live in a Hinari listed country, you can register for $365 USD before 20 August 2018. ISUOG and ASUM hope to see you in Singapore at #ISUOG2018!
Join ISUOG and ASUM at the 28th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology! The chairs for this unmissable event are G. Condous (Australia) and G. Yeo (Singapore), and our confirmed faculty already includes many prominent experts in obstetrics and gynecology, with more speakers to be confirmed.
This month, we have a new Virtual Issue on Cesarean scar placenta and Abnormally Invasive placenta. Check out our March issue of UOG, which includes a Randomized Controlled Trial on fetal middle cerebral artery Doppler for timing of intrauterine transfusion in red-cell alloimmunization, a Systematic Review on prognostic accuracy of cerebroplacental ratio and middle cerebral artery Doppler for adverse perinatal outcome, and an Original Article reporting on an expert review of sonographer self-reported visualization of normal postmenopausal ovaries on transvaginal ultrasound. Register now for our upcoming educational courses such as Fetal Anomalies (21 April 2018) and Managing incidental ultrasound findings in gyencology! There is one month left to submit abstracts for the 28th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Submit your interest to write new chapters for the Obstetrics branch of VISUOG, our online visual encyclopedia. We are currently looking for members to write new chapters for two sections: fetal heart and fetal extremities. Register your interest via the online form on the call for interest page.
Last week, the ISUOG education team visited Rotterdam for our Basic Training course on gynecology at the Erasmus University Medical Center. In addition to our 68 delegates, the course was successfully live-streamed around the world to over 250 remote delegates via nine different satellites. The aim of the course was to provide an introduction to the basic principles of ultrasound in gynecology, through a theoretical session on Friday 16th February and a hands-on simulation session on Saturday 17th February.
Response to JAMA Pediatrics paper on the association of prenatal ultrasonography and autism spectrum disorder by the ISUOG Safety Committee, published 12 Feb 2018
Join us in the dynamic city of Singapore for the main scientific event for clinicians practising in ultrasound and gynecology! Register now, and make the most of the reduced early bird fees. See you in Singapore!
We are excited to announce that we have 27 new CME activities! These activities are centered around our education courses, guidelines and UOG journal articles.
There are two weeks left to register for live streaming of the first day of the ISUOG Basic Training Course on Gynecology to individuals, 16 February 2018. Engage with course speakers from anywhere in the world and re-watch the recording for one month.
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.
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!