For more information, please join us for the Training & Development Programs Open House on Saturday, October 10th. Discounted parking vouchers for Northwestern Memorial Hospital Lot A will be distributed at the Open House.
The Northwestern Medicine School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography provides students with a comprehensive body of knowledge and skills and the opportunity for some of the finest clinical experiences.
Each year approximately 63,000 imaging procedures are performed by the sections of general and OB/GYN ultrasound. The 18-month program begins every July. The Northwestern Medicine School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography is nationally accredited by:
The recommendation for accreditation came from:
The School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography was designed using the JRC-DMS Standards and Guidelines and strictly adheres to those requirements. Program graduates are eligible to take national certification examinations in Sonography Principles and Instrumentation (SPI), Abdomen, and OB-GYN specialties.
With Northwestern Memorial's state-of-the-art facility, students are taught with the most advanced technological and diagnostic equipment available, including:
Our experienced instructional staff includes:
The mission of the School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography is to provide a comprehensive education that will prepare students to become entry-level sonographers. The program is structured to provide intellectual stimulation and learning in the didactic and clinical settings using psychomotor, affective and cognitive domains. This is necessary to prepare students to:
Although the primary goal of the program is to produce fully competent and knowledgeable sonographers, graduation is considered a beginning rather than an end. It is expected that with further experience and continuing education, the entry-level abilities achieved will continue to develop and expand. The goals of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program are:
About Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Curriculum and Rotation
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School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
541 N. Fairbanks Court
Chicago, Illinois 60611