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2019 Ballot for ASUM Board of Directors

2019 Ballot for ASUM Board of Directors

ASUM voting members were emailed the 2019 Ballot for ASUM Board of Directors yesterday. 


This is your opportunity to direct the future of ASUM and ensure the Board of Directors best represents you.


Make your vote count by voting for one Medical candidate and one Sonographer candidate. Candidates supporting statements can be found within the survey.


Voting will close 5pm (AEST), Wednesday 31 July 2019.


If you have questions regarding the elections, or experience any issues with voting please contact the ASUM office:


+61 2 9438 2078 


2019 ASUM Awards for Excellence Nominations

2019 ASUM Awards for Excellence Nominations

Nominations are now open for the 2019 ASUM Awards for Excellence. Recognise the dedication and outstanding achievement of your peers and colleagues by nominating them today. Awards up for nomination are:

  • Life Member
  • Honorary Fellow
  • Sonographer of the Year
  • Sonologist of the Year
  • Award for Humanitarian Service
  • Tutor / Trainer of the Year

The full criteria is available on our website.


Awards will be presented at the WFUMB 2019 Congress in Melbourne.


Closing date for nominations is 5pm (AEST), Friday 2 August 2019.



Click here to nominate

ASUM Membership Renewal – have you forgotten?

ASUM Membership Renewal – have you forgotten?

Membership renewal is now overdue. Don’t lose the benefits of being a part of your ultrasound community.




Lounge membership for Qantas and Virgin

Lounge membership for Qantas and Virgin

ASUM travel partner, Corporate Traveller, have been working to support our many members and volunteers who travel on behalf of ASUM to examine, present, attend meetings and more. Corporate Traveller have negotiated a discount to both Qantas and Virgin lounge membership.


To take up this offer, contact our Corporate Traveller agent Amanda on or call 02 8893 9500 and let her know you work with ASUM.


For those with a preference for Air New Zealand, please email your interest.


Click here for more information

Be a Social Media Ambassador
Darwin Obstetric & Gynae Seminar

Darwin Obstetric & Gynae Seminar

Saturday 10 August 2019

Radiologist / Sonologist Dr Emmeline Lee will be presenting on ‘The First Trimester Ultrasound in the era of NIPT’ and ‘Errors in Women’s Imaging.’


Joining her will be Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Dr Sujatha Thomas and local sonographers presenting on some interesting case studies.


Earn 5 myASUM CPD Points


Click here for more information

ASUM CPD & Events

Brisbane - Introductory O&G Hands-On-Training

Saturday 17 August 2019

This full-day hands-on workshop is suited to trainee sonographers, midwives, CCPU candidates, ITP registrars and PHOs who have a foundational physics knowledge, but who want more practice and increase their hands-on knowledge, or anyone who is in need of a refresher!


Earn 8 myASUM CPD Points


Click here for more information

WFUMB 2019 Congress




6 - 9 September 2019




The World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (WFUMB) and the Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (ASUM) invite you to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre for the 17th World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology Congress.

Earn 24.25 CPD points
Click here to register for the WFUMB 2019 Congress

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Research Grants EOI now open

Two research grants of up to $20,000 are on offer. Current ASUM members who have been members for at least the last two years are welcome to apply.



Support ASUM Outreach by purchasing an Entertainment Book

20% of every entertainment membership sold contributes 100% to ASUM Outreach. Books are available for Australia, New Zealand and Bali.



Survey Reminder: Perceptions of transabdominal cervical length images


If you have not yet completed the survey and perform or report obstetric ultrasound? Please support this current PhD research into “State wide implementation of cervical length screening for the prevention of preterm birth” by completing the survey. It should not take more than 10 minutes.

This survey is looking at the perception of imaging providers and consists of 50 transabdominal images of the maternal cervix.

Women and Newborn Health Service HREC approval number 2015028EW.

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