Diagnostic Medical Sonography Career Guide

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Past Internship Sites:

  • Bronson Healthcare
  • Memorial Hospital of South Bend
  • Mercy Health
  • Spectrum Health Medical Group
  • Center for Vein Restoration
  • McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital
  • Spectrum Health Cardiovascular Imaging Lab
  • American Heart Association

Where Alumni Have Landed

  • Director of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program – Volunteer State Community College
  • Sonographer – Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Pediatric Cardiac Sonographer - Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago, IL
  • Ready Care Closet Coordinator – Spectrum Health Home Medical Equipment
  • Ultrasonographer – Spectrum Health Medical Group
  • Cardiac/Vascular Sonographer – Michigan Primary Care Partners
  • Cardiac/Vascular Sonographer – Visiting Physicians Association
  • Cardiac Sonographer – University of Michigan Health System
  • Sonographer – Gerber Memorial Hospital
  • Cardiovascular Technologist – Bronson Methodist Hospital
  • Sonographer – OBGYN Associates of Holland
  • (Echo) Sonographer – Spectrum Health Medical Group
  • Cardiac/Vascular Sonographer – Metro Health
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer – Mercy Health
  • Lead Sonographer/Technical Director, Vascular Laboratory – Christie Clinic
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer – Positive Options – A Service of Lakeshore Pregnancy Center
  • Sonography Lab Coordinator – Helen DeVos Congenital Heart Center
  • Ultrasound Technologist – Metro Health
  • Manager of Heart and Vascular Imaging Center - University of Chicago Medicine

Student Organizations to Consider

  • Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • Radiologic and Imaging Sciences Student Organization (RISSO

Study Abroad Programs

The Padnos International Center and various academic departments have created Major/Minor Advising Sheets to help direct students to study abroad programs that are compatible with a particular major, minor, or degree program. 

Develop some of these technical and professional competencies to be successful:

  • Patient care
  • Medical Ultrasound
  • Abdominal Sonography
  • CPR Certified
  • Echocardiography
  • Unetix/Acuson/GE/Parks/Philips Machinery
  • Critical care
  • American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
  • Clinical Research
  • RDCS
  • Vascular Sonography
  • OB/GYN Sonography
  • Medical/Abdominal imaging

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Page last modified May 3, 2023