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If you are an adult or pediatric rheumatologist or allied health professional with interest or experience in musculoskeletal ultrasound, USSONAR membership is for you.

Improve your musculoskeletal ultrasonography skills with our expert lead educational training.

Help foster the training of physicians and allied health professionals in ultrasonography for the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of arthritis and musculoskeletal disorders.

Help establish standards of competency in ultrasound image acquisition, interpretation and reporting.

Help promote research in the field of musculoskeletal ultrasound.

What's included in my membership?

In addition to being a part of a community of other musculoskeletal ultrasonographers, you will have access to educational resources to help further your ultrasound skills.

Self-paced learning:

Immediate access to 10 modules covering beginner and advanced topics in musculoskeletal ultrasound. You'll get all the training materials from our 8 month training program, plus 3 additional ones.

Over 40 videos, 30 bedside guides, and quizzes developed by nationally recognized experts.

Follow a recommended learning path if you're a beginner, or feel free to skip directly to a topic that is of interest. Lesson progress is saved so you always know where you left off.

Materials are updated yearly to keep pace with the rapidly developing field.

View any resource on a desktop, tablet, or even smart phone. You can even get offline access which doesn't require internet access.

10 Modules

All skill levels

Perfect for beginners and advanced ultrasonographers.

Interactive modules:

  • Module 1: Getting started
  • Module 2: Imaging fundamentals and knobology
  • Module 3: Normal anatomy
  • Module 4: Doppler imaging
  • Module 5: Basic pathology
  • Module 6: Guided procedures
  • Module 7: Disease specific pathology
  • Module 8: Advanced ultrasound
  • Module 9: Regulatory matters
  • Module 10: USSONAR publications

Community benefits:

Access to members-only events and advanced notification of USSONAR educational events

Updates on topical news in the MSUS community so you can easily stay informed on information that relates to your practice.

Access to the USSONAR members-only website, featuring member forums, calendar and resources.

Membership Fees

Choose between a one-time lifetime membership or yearly memberships

Lifetime Membership

You get everything listed above which includes the latest educational resources and community news for a one-time donation.

$ 750
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Yearly Membership Options

Physicians $150
(Physician licensed to practice in the USA, Canada or abroad)

Advanced Practicioners $75
(Nurse practitioner or physician assistant currently working with a rheumatologist in the USA, Canada, or abroad)

Students, Residents, Fellows $25

What's the difference between the membership and training program?

The membership is perfect if you want a self-paced learning curriculum taught by experts in musculoskeletal ultrasound and do not want the other features of the training program. The educational materials include all of the modules used in our 8 month training program, plus 3 additional ones. Membership is open to anyone interested in learning musculoskeletal ultrasound, and you’ll have immediate access to all of the educational materials after signing up.

The training program is the right choice if you’re looking for personalized 1:1 training where you upload your own ultrasound scans and receive direct mentor supervision with personalized feedback, explore our 8 month training program. This program combines online training along with live in person events. It's only offered once a year and has limited enrollment. You will receive a free year of membership upon completion of the program.

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