LAUREL, Md., Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) is proud to announce the arrival and launch of Connect, a new online member engagement platform. Connect is a dynamic, members-only platform that encourages users to share ideas, provide insight, and receive feedback. AIUM believes empowering individuals to collaborate strengthens the future of ultrasound in medicine and leads to improved patient care.
"Connect allows medical ultrasound professionals from across the country and around the world to interact, network, and share," said AIUM's CEO Glynis Harvey, CAE. "It also reinforces the importance of AIUM's multidisciplinary, multispecialty membership."
In addition to the ability to network and connect to other medical ultrasound professionals, Connect allows AIUM members to:
- Share images and video clips;
- Seek feedback on issues or concerns they may have;
- Share documents, papers, and articles;
- Learn more about AIUM
AIUM members have full access to Connect as a part of their membership dues. Within Connect, AIUM members will be able to join any of the 20 existing communities that represent different medical specialties.
"For the last few years, the AIUM has focused its work around 5 key pillars: Quality of Practice, Collaboration, Education, Research, and Leadership," said Harvey. "For AIUM, Connect provides a dynamic way for members to improve, network, learn, and grow."
The launch of Connect coincides with Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month, a time when ultrasound societies highlight the fact that ultrasound is safe, effective, and inexpensive while educating the public about medical ultrasound and how it improves patient care.
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) is a multidisciplinary medical association of nearly 10,000 physicians, sonographers, scientists, students, and other health care providers. It is dedicated to advancing the safe and effective use of ultrasound in medicine. For more information visit www.aium.org.