Costantino Balestra, Professor of Physiology at Haute Ecole Bruxelles-Brabant in Belgium, uses point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in environments that could not be more different from a typical hospital setting. His expertise lies in studying the effects of extreme conditions on the...[Read more]
Dr. David Johnsen is a diagnostic radiologist working with medical missions to the Dominican Republic. His team borrowed a Sonosite M-Turbo through Sonosite’s Global Loaner Program for a recent mission. Dr. Johnsen submitted this report of his experiences in the...[Read more]
Emergency doctor Dr. Didier Moens is in charge of rescue missions in the Centre Médical Héliporté (CMH) of Bra sur Lienne, near Liège in Belgium. He believes access to point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) on emergency helicopters is now essential for improving...[Read more]
Dr. Fabith Moideen; Dr. Moideen demonstrating ultrasound to four other clinicians
Dr. Fabith Moideen, Chief of Emergency Medicine department at Baby Memorial Hospital, Kozhikode, Kerala, India has worked for 13 years in emergency medicine. Dr. Moideen recently shared his journey with point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) and its importance in routine clinical practice...[Read more]
University of Washington/Harborview Medical Center emergency medicine physician Emily Bartlett, MD, MS, traveled to Guatemala City in 2019 for a recently established emergency medicine program. The trip was focused on educational exchange and professional development for program residents. Dr. Bartlett...[Read more]
Canadian obstetrician and gynecologist Paul Thistle, MD, FRCSC, LL.D has been working full-time in Zimbabwe since 1995. He works at Karanada Mission Hospital , a 150-bed hospital in northeastern Zimbabwe serving a community of 220,000 people with four doctors and...[Read more]
Emergency physician Matthew Lyon, MD FACEP, of the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is actively involved in an ultrasound education exchange with medical students and residents at the University of Panama. The school is currently teaching 1,000 medical...[Read more]
Pediatric and internal medicine resident Marie Arnaout, DO, and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Prashant Patel, DO, recently returned from Madagascar on a mission for Western Michigan University School of Medicine . They were accompanied by internal physician Richard Roach,...[Read more]
Trevor Dixon, MD, RDMS, is the Director of Emergency Ultrasound at Jacobi Medical Center in New York City and the founder and CEO of the JAHJAH Foundation (Jamaicans Abroad Helping Jamaicans At Home). Because of his specialty, Dr. Dixon is...[Read more]
Clinicians and patients smiling in an Ecuador clinic
Pain management specialist Joseph Marino, MD, is the chief medical officer at Long Island Jewish Valley Stream. He also serves as the director of regional anesthesia for Northwell Health and holds a faculty position at the Zucker School of Medicine...[Read more]