Gallbladder Ultrasound

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MUSIG presents an introduction to sonographic gall bladder assessment. Free hands-on workshop with instructors. Limited space. One hour workshop. Sign-up required.

Preparation required: chapter on Cholecystitis in Bedside Ultrasound by Dr. Steinmetz.

When: February 19, 2019. 6:30-8:30pm.

Where: Mcintyre Room 202.

Who is invited? Any Mcgill medical student interested in practicing gallbladder ultrasound!

We invite you to access our image gallery for pictures of this event!

ULTRA – core POCUS intense review

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ULTRA-Review of core PoCUS techniques and principles + access to U/S simulator. Held in the multi-purpose room at the Jewish General Hospital. Taught by senior tutors and supervised by Dr. Joel Turner, director of ultrasound fellowship at McGill.
COST – $15 non-refundable. send to

When: December 6, 2018. 6-8pm.

Where: Jewish General Hospital, meeting at the ER entrance.

Who is invited? Scanning event for students who took the core POCUS training. First 12 participants to send the form will get the spot. Prep materials will be sent out to participants.

Beyond Sub-Xiphoid

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Introduction to advanced cardiac views like parasternal long and short axis, and apical 4 chamber. Instructor is Dr. Friedlander, chief cardiologist at Hôpital Notre-Dame. Training session will be at the cardiac echo suite of Hôpital Notre-Dame. Light preparatory material will be provided prior to event.
ONLY 8 SPOTS AVAILABLE. (If interest is high, we may open a second session to start at 7:30pm).

When: December 3rd, 2018. 6-7:30pm.

Where: Hospital Notre-Dame, 1560 Sherbrooke E.

Who is invited? Anyone interested in cardiology and/ or ultrasound!

sheet below. Must send deposit to confirm your spot.
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Eye Ultrasound

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This is an essential skill for Emergency Medicine wannabe’s, ophthalmologist hopefuls, family medicine lovers, or just anyone that wants to be a good doctor. Presentation on eye ultrasound and then hands-on practice so we look the part during rotations.

When: November 14, 2018. TWO SESSIONS – 6pm & 7pm.

Where: McMed rm 519.

Who is invited? Any medical student interested in ophthalmology and/ or ultrasound!

Space is very limited. Sign-up on google sheet posted below.

Review of the BASICS

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MUSIG is hosting its first “free scan” extra practice session right on campus! There will be FMD ultrasound instructors on hand to help with scans and questions. All years are welcome and you can choose what you would like to practice. There will be 3 1-hour practice slots to maximize the use of the machines and availability for students. Participants will SCAN and be SCANNED.

When: November 1st, 2018. 6-9pm.

Where: Mcintyre Room 519.

Who is invited? Mcgill medical students of all years, from pre-med to M4!

For details about this event, we invite you to access our image gallery and feedback from this event!

This event was sponsored by GE Healthcare + Sonosite.

Applications of Ultrasound in Dermatology

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Do you have an interest in Ultrasound? Ever wondered what cool new uses there are for sonography? We’ve got something coming your way!

Interested in dermatology? Are you curious about innovative ways of answering derm clinical questions? Hold on tight!

Come learn about how ultrasound is making its way into the clinical practice of dermatology. Technical aspects of ultrasound in derm will be discussed and applications of sonography in diseases of the hair, nails and skin will be introduced. Med-4 student Alexandra Saad will also share her experience rotating in Ultrasound Dermatology in Spain. Hope you can make it!

When: October 29, 2018. 6:30-7:30 pm.
Where: Thompson House 404.
Who is invited? All those interested in dermatology and/ or ultrasound!
PS: FREE ~Halloween themed~ snacks will be served


Family Medicine Symposium

The 10th Annual Family Medicine Student Symposium will be hosted by McGill University this year on Sept 29th! MUSIG will be holding intro to US workshops at the Sim Centre for students from other universities from around Quebec and Ottawa University!

This workshop will introduce students to Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) and provide students with the opportunity to work with ultrasound machines. This workshop will help students connect what they learn in basic science courses, anatomy laboratory, and basic clinical foundations. This is achieved through participation in a hands-on session led by senior medical students and residents.

When? September 28, 2018. 8am-6pm.

Where? Steinberge Centre for Simulation and Interaction Learning (Sim Center) – 3675 av. du Parc

Registration? Online, or in person.–YFSVvE4FEufYqCsxD0ZpCHHfDj49ystEnw-dhFrukyg