Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) is becoming a global movement. Listen to Dr. Modele Olowoyeye, PhD, POCUS Certified, Radiologist at the College of Medicine at the University of Lagos, Senior Lecturer, Honorary Consultant at Lagos University Teaching Hospital, talk about the state of POCUS and the challenges and the opportunities for it in Lagos, Nigeria.
Join Paul Bornemann, MD, RMSK, RPVI, Associate Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, reflect on the Big Picture Perspective for POCUS and how Point-of-Care Ultrasound is coming to Family Medicine regardless of whether people want it to or not.
Join James A DellaValle, MD, MBA, Chairman of the POCUS Assessment Committee, talk about the Promise of POCUS, how it renewed his interest in his work, and his experience volunteering in Haiti.
Dr. DellaValle graduated from Drexel University School of Medicine. Board-certified in Emergency and Family Medicine, focusing on those in rural areas and under-served populations. Served as medical advisor and member of the Board of Trustees of Hands Together. Involved in undergraduate and graduate medical education and is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at The Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. Dr. DellaValle is Chair of the APCA POCUS Certification Assessment Committee
Victor Rao, MBBS, DMRD, RDMS is a radiologist by training and is one of the pioneers to introduce and develop Point of Care ultrasound learning content for medical students, PA students and residents and CME content for physicians at the USC School of Medicine in Columbia. He was the director of ultrasound education at USC School of Medicine from May 2008 to Aug 2018. He also trained physicians overseas in Tanzania and Philippines to establish POCUS programs. He loves teaching ultrasound and to travel. He has written some chapters in POCUS ultrasound textbooks and in an upcoming eBook. Victor has also worked as a primary care physician in mission hospitals overseas where he enjoyed seeing patients in the clinic and also managed inpatients and performed deliveries, C-sections and minor surgeries. Victor is presently involved with Innovation and The Pocus Certification Academy™ at Inteleos (formerly ARDMS) as a Global Clinical Content Manager. Some of his interest include travel, photography, fishing, flying drones and fixing things.