July 25, 2023

Emergency Medicine docs join roster of speakers for 2023 World Congress on Ultrasound in Detroit

Organizers behind the upcoming 2023 World Congress on Ultrasound in Medical Education continue to add can’t-miss guest speakers to its increasingly impressive roster of talent.

Emergency Medicine physicians Drs. Michael Blaivas and Resa Lewiss recently joined the speaker ranks for the congress, set for Sept. 7-10 in Detroit and hosted by the Wayne State University School of Medicine. 

Dr. Michael Blaivas
Dr. Resa Lewiss

Participants are encouraged to register by July 31 to take advantage of early registration pricing. Abstract submissions have been extended to Aug. 10.

The congress will bring together the medical profession and those concerned about the quality of health care to share experiences, expertise and thoughts on how best to incorporate the power of ultrasound into education and clinical practice. The event will feature the latest in innovative research in ultrasound education, including the use of artificial intelligence to teach and assess learner competencies. Medical students, mid-level practitioners, allied health professionals, residents and graduate students will have the opportunity to interact with national and international research experts.

Michael Blaivas, M.D., M.B.A, is a board-certified recognized pioneer in Emergency Medicine and has been involved with point-of-care ultrasound since 1993. Also receiving his master’s of Business Administration degree from Georgia Tech University, Dr. Blaivas brings a unique innovative and technology-led perspective to the congress. He has published nearly 200 peer-reviewed articles on point-of-care ultrasound and is the editor of five medical textbooks. Dr. Blaivas is also a founding member of both the World Interactive Network Focused on Critical Ultrasound and Society of Ultrasound in Medical Education.

Resa Lewiss, M.D., is a professor of Emergency Medicine. A TEDMED speaker and TimesUp Healthcare founder, she’s an internationally renowned point-of-care ultrasound educator and champion for diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces. She attended college at Brown University, medical school at the University of Pennsylvania, completed an Emergency Medicine residency at Harvard hospitals and a fellowship at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Roosevelt. Her design focus has been ultrasound hardware and workflows. She’s helped to redesign the environment of a Harvard intensive care unit and an infectious diseases unit in Malawi.

As host and founder of the Visible Voices Podcast, Dr. Lewiss has interviewed dozens of subject matter experts in health care, equity and current trends.

Complete conference information is available here.

Register for the conference here.

Sponsor and exhibitor opportunities are also available.

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