Image Quality Study 2011 Begins

The ITW Image Quality Study is underway! The first ITW volunteer, Ben Johnson, MD (left), arrived safely in Uganda tonight and was met by the ITW team: Picho, Collins and Allan. The rest of the team arrives over the next 2 days. Ben is a recent graduate of UCSD School of Medicine and was part … [Read more…]

UVM Sponsorship

Congratulations to Brandon Chapman and Gwen Fitz-Gerald who recently received $500.00 University of Vermont COM Medical Student Travel Opportunity Awards to present their abstracts at the First World Congress on Ultrasound in Medical Education in Columbia, SC from April 29 to May 1 hosted by the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. The COM … [Read more…]

Practice Makes Perfect

Dr. Brian Garra (left) and first year UVM COM medical student, Asha Zimmerman, review the ITW ultrasound protocols in preparation for their trip to Uganda this month. ITW veteran, third year UVM COM medical student Gwen Fitz-Gerald assists.

Report from South Carolina

It was an honor to share our experiences with the leading professionals from around the world in the field of ultrasound at the First World Congress on Ultrasound in Medical Education event in South Carolina. It was a valuable experience with multiple great learning opportunities for professional growth and improving personal ultrasound skills. Ultrasound is … [Read more…]

ITW at First World Congress

University of Vermont College of Medicine students Brandon Chapman and Gwen Fitz-Gerald attended the First World Congress on Ultrasound in Medical Education in South Carolina April 29 – May 1, 2011. Based on their experience with the ITW team in Uganda last summer, Brandon presented “Incorporating Global Imaging into the Medical Education Curriculum” and Gwen … [Read more…]

UVM Research

Congratulations to Kelly Cunningham who presented her research project at the University of Vermont (UVM) research day today . Kelly’s presentation topic was: Imaging the World: UVM Image Quality Study. This IRB-approved research protocol was designed to evaluate whether the ITW ultrasound protocols produce diagnostic quality images and whether they are are reliable and reproducible. … [Read more…]

PeerVue Partnering with ITW

PeerVue is partnering with Imaging the World (ITW) for use of PeerVue’s Qualitative Intelligence and Communications System (QICS) IT platform in ITW’s ultrasound imaging program in Uganda. Read about it here.

First training session at new Eastern training center

On Saturday April 23 2011, we conducted our first training session at our new Eastern training center hosted by new partner Montgomery College. Brian Garra and Gail Rouillard trained new member Erin Waks (Richardson) on how to do five different ITW scan protocols. We spent considerable time reviewing the existing posters and discussing possible modifications … [Read more…]