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Family Medicine Point-of-Care Ultrasound

Campus: Columbus
Status: Active - New/Re-Established II
Purpose Statement: The specialty of family medicine has a wide breadth intended to provide comprehensive care to all body systems of patients of all ages, in all ranges of severity. As a field uniquely positioned to appreciate the needs of the whole person and community, family medicine is rapidly increasing its use of ultrasound as a means of portable, quick, easy-to-teach imaging that provides information to make diagnostic and therapeutic decisions. Our organization brings together learners of ultrasound of all stages and skill levels, including undergraduate, professional/graduate students with resident and attending faculty and practicing physicians. We recognize the importance of a learning pipeline in providing a better future for family medicine patients, and keep in mind the possible use of ultrasound in an outpatient/non-hospital setting, and resource-poor settings. We intend to increase competence and expand knowledge through lectures, hands-on teaching sessions, pretend-patient events requiring ultrasound, and journal clubs. Scans of interest will include abdominal aneurysm screens, ruling out a leg clot, examining the heart and lungs, finding fluid in a trauma, judging fluid build-up in kidneys, thyroid nodules/size, joint injections and exams, pregnancy and mass exams, gallbladder exams, and procedural guidance, with a significantly greater emphasis on non-emergent scanning.
Primary Leader: Kenneth Pechtl
Secondary Leader: Angelica Gigliello
Treasurer Leader: Devon Harvey
Advisor: Hiten Patel
Website: Not Listed
Primary Type: Academic/College
Secondary Types: Special Interest
Technology
Primary Make Up: Professional
Constitution: 2020_02_22_02_44_13_6428.pdf 
Meeting Time and Place: As needed

Columbus, OH 43210
Office Location: 1739 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43210
Membership Type: Open Membership
Membership Contact: n/a
Time of Year for New Membership: n/a
How does a Prospective Member Apply: n/a
Charge Dues: No