Supplement your learning for the ISUOG Course 'State of the art ultrasound in pregnancy' with the following learning resources.

Join ISUOG and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) on Thursday 16 - Saturday 18 April, 2020 in Washington DC for a joint symposium to get the latest insights on “State of the art ultrasound in pregnancy from leading experts from both America and Europe including Lorraine Dugoff, Aris Papageorghiou, Laurent Salomon, Lynn Simpson and Joanne Stone.

  • Hear expert opinion on effective screening for fetal anomalies 
  • Gain a better understanding of evidence-based care for fetal patients
  • Learn how to make the most out of your machine
  • Hear about the latest developments in ultrasound in labor
  • Take part in hands-on-training in knobology, invasive procedures, US in labor and abnormal cases
  • Improve your ability to identify heart, brain, abdominal and genito-urinary anomalies
  • Understand more about screening for chromosomal anomalies and dealing with the results

Explore the topic before you attend our course:

In order to make the most of this learning experience and help you achieve your learning objectives, we have prepared a path to guide you from the essentials to our course’s topics through ISUOG resources. The material below, will take you from the most basics to a more comprehensive view of state of the art ultrasound in pregnancy, some open to everyone and some available only to ISUOG members –some may even grant you CME points.

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Learn more about specific terminology in our member-driven online visual encyclopedia.

Patient Information Sheets

Leaflets to help patients understand what heart conditons mean for them, their baby, and their family.


UOG Articles

Supplement your learning with specially chosen articles from UOG. 

Virtual Issues:

More depth

At the same time, this course is the perfect opportunity for you to dive in our rich material and discover or re-discover more advanced approaches to the topic, research updates or related educational material of a more advanced level

Check out our speakers

ISUOG courses are led by our members, leading experts in the field of obstetrics and gynecology. See here lectures given by some of the course’s speakers at our annual Congresses, International Symposia, or other ISUOG courses.


Course Chairs:

Dr. Lorraine Dugoff is a Professor and the Chief of Reproductive Genetics in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania. She is board certified in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Clinical Genetics. She has been actively engaged in multiple national (U.S.) and international societies. Dr. Dugoff's clinical work and research is focused on fetal imaging, the application of emerging genetic technologies to clinical care and first trimester prediction of adverse obstetric outcomes.
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UOG Editorial Board, Scientific Committee, China Task Force

Aris Papageorghiou is Professor of Fetal Medicine. He splits his time between providing clinical services to the National Health Service at St George’s Hospital in London and academic work at the University of Oxford. 
His clinical interests are in maternal and fetal medicine, in particular fetal diagnosis and therapy. On the academic front he is research director of the Oxford Maternal and Perinatal Health Institute and leads research in maternal, fetal and perinatal health using diverse methods. This includes several large global projects in low resource settings using ultrasound, biomarkers and interventions to improve phenotyping and outcomes. One major research line is in the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in imaging, which led to him founding the Oxford spin-out, Intelligent Ultrasound. Committed to globally accessible education, he founded during the pandemic. 
Aris is a prolific academic with over 450 original articles and an h-index of 86. He has received many honours, including a prestigious Doctor Honoris Causa from the University of Athens; Honorary Fellow Award of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine; and Fellowship of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is a Visiting Professor at Capital Medical University, Beijing; and the Chair of the Expert Working Group in OBGYN for NHS Digital, UK. In 2022 he was appointed as Editor-in-Chief for the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Prof. Aris Papageorghiou holds the following positions within ISUOG's Board and Committees:
  • Member of the UOG Editorial Board
Country: UK
Field: Obstetrics
Specialties: Fetal anomaly screening T1 & T2; fetal biometry and wellbeing; aneuploidies; fetal anomalies; fetal growth restriction; maternal and fetal Doppler; multiple pregnancy; preeclampsia; preterm delivery
Language: English, German, Greek Spanish
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Executive Committee, Finance & Risk Committee, Nominations Committee, Fetal MRI Special Interest Group, UOG Editorial Board

Prof. Laurent Salomon is a senior consultant in the Department of Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine at Necker-Enfants-Malades Hospital and full professor at Paris Descartes University. His special interests are imaging technologies including MRI, Twins, Fetal surgery, Statistics, Teaching processes and Quality control. Laurent completed a PhD in Physics with distinction (Paris XI Sud, Science University – Orsay), applied to Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the placenta.  He also completed a MSc in Medical Statistic with distinction at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).

Laurent is an associate director of a Master Degree in Prenatal Diagnosis and Fetal Medicine at Paris Descartes University. He is on the Editorial Board of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology and involved in many committees and task forces of ISUOG. Laurent also serves on a regular basis as an expert for the National Agency for Biomedicine, French Health Authority and National Security Agency in Health Products, as well as for international research projects. 

Country: France

Field: Obstetrics; Imaging; Fetal Medicine

Specialties: Fetal anomaly screening T1 & T2; fetal biometry and wellbeing; aneuploidies; fetal anomalies; fetal growth restriction; maternal and fetal Doppler; fetal interventional procedures; multiple pregnancy

Languages: English; French

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Lynn Simpson, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist with expertise in obstetric ultrasound, fetal echocardiography, prenatal diagnosis, invasive fetal procedures, and the management of complicated multiple pregnancies. Her current research interests include congenital heart disease, multiple gestations, and twin-twin transfusion syndrome.  Dr. Simpson has published in numerous medical journals and has been invited to speak at local, national, and international conferences.  She has received teaching awards from medical students and residents for her commitment to medical education. Dr. Simpson is the Director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center/New-York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus in New York.

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Joanne Stone is a Professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in New York, US. She was an Associate Professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (2001-2009) and Assistant Professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in New York, US (1992-2001). She was taking prominent positions in SMFM (The Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine) and other societies and professional organizations. In 2017, Joanne Stone was selected to the Executive Board of SMFM. She is well- known both nationally and internationally for her research publications.

Her numerous hospital appointments include:

•    President-Elect Faculty Council 2019-2021

•    Vice-Chair Diversity and Inclusion Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, Reproductive Sciences (2018-present)

•    Benefits Chair Faculty Council (2017-present)

•    Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Healthcare System (2016-present)

•    Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Mount Sinai Hospital (2007-present)

•    Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Director, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (2006-present)

•    Director, Perinatal Ultrasound, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount   Sinai (1995-present)

Joanne Stone was educated at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York and continued her education at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. As part of her postgraduate training, she spent two years working in the Mount Sinai Hospital as well as in the Long Island Jewish Hospital, and the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.

Joanne Stone enjoys teaching and takes responsibilites to educate junior doctors. She is leading courses at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Embryology Course for medical students, running weekly research meeting with fellows, medical students and residents for research in MFM. In 2004, she was selected by new PGY-1 to serve as mentor. 

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