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Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Official Publication of the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

eISSN: 15525430 | ISSN: 87564793 | Current volume: 40 | Current issue: 3 Frequency: Bi-monthly

Creating and interpreting clear and precise sonographic images is both an art and a science. The Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JDMS) which is the official journal of the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, provides peer-reviewed innovative publications in all specialties including but not limited to abdominal, women’s health, pediatric, cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, and in all fields where new applications for ultrasound are being explored.

The JDMS is published bimonthly for diagnostic medical sonographers, students, educators, and other ultrasound users who are seeking more information about the newest ultrasound technologies, and latest ultrasound techniques, interpretation methods, and research applications.

The JDMS is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and is included in the following abstracting and indexing databases.

  • Clarivate Analytics: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
  • EMBASE/Excerpta Medica
  • InfoTrac (full text)
  • Scopus


The JDMS is dedicated to publishing evidence-based research and clinical best practices for the sonography and medical communities.


The JDMS will be the leading educational and scientific resource for advancing the use of ultrasound in sonography clinical practice, education, and research.


The Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JDMS) is the only peer-reviewed journal written for diagnostic medical sonographers and other ultrasound users across all specialties. The Journal explores the use of ultrasound technology to enhance diagnosis, intervention, and other clinical applications. It does this through the publication of original research findings, evidence-based scientific information related to clinical practice, and the identification of emerging technology in the field of diagnostic medical sonography.

Abdominal and General Sonography
Dora D. DiGiacinto, MEd, RDMS, RDCS, FSDMS University of Oklahoma, USA
Cardiovascular Imaging
Joy Guthrie, PhD, ACS, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, RCS, RCCS, RVS, FSDMS Community Regional Medical Center, USA
Musculoskeletal and Research Methodologies
Shawn C. Roll, PhD, RMSKS, FAOTA, OTR/L, FAIUM University of Southern California, USA
Women's Health
Angela N. Butwin, MS, RT(R), RDMS The Ohio State University, USA
Vascular Technology
Cathie Scholl, DHSC, RDMS, RVT, FSDMS, RVT Nova Southeastern University, USA
Editorial Board
Sharlette Anderson, MHS, RDMS, RVT, RDCS, FSDMS Toltech University of Missouri; SSM St. Mary's Hospital in Jefferson City, USA
Laurinda Andrist, MBA, FSDMS Consultant, Eugene, Oregon, USA
Amanda Auckland, BS, RT(R), RDMS, RVT, RDCS University of Colorado Hospital, USA
Jennifer Bagley, MPH, RDMS, RVT, FSDMS, FAIUM The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, USA
Tara L. Bartholomay, MS, RT(R), RDMS, RVT Mid Dakota Clinic - Bismarck, USA
Jim Baun, BS, RDMS, RVT, FSDMS Mindray Innovation Center, USA
Tatyana Beaves, MD, RDCS, RDMS Grand Valley State University, USA
Michelle Bierig, PhD, RDMS, RDCS, ACS, FSDMS, FASE University of Southern Indiana, USA
Karen S. Bubb, MBA-HCA, BSRT, RVT, RDMS, RT(R) Oklahoma State University, USA
Derek C. Butler, BS, RVT, RDMS, RDCS, RT Anna Jaques Hospital, USA
Renee Cheung, BHS, RDMS, RVT Mobile Sono Pro, LLC
Douglas W. Clem, PhD, EDS, RDCS, RVT University of Missouri, USA
M. Robert DeJong, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, FSDMS, FAIUM Ultrasound Educational Services, USA
Douglas Dunstatter, PhD, RDMS, RDCS, RVT Cosound Solutions, LLC, USA
Stephanie Ellingson, MS, RT(R), RDMS, RDCS, RVT University of Iowa, USA
Hamad Ghazle, EdD, RDMS Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Renee Hathaway, PhD, RVT Bryan College of Health Sciences, USA
Amanda N. Hogan, DHSc, MHA, RDMS, RVT, RT(R) Bellin College, USA, JDMS Editorial Assistant
Harry H. Holdorf, PhD, RDMS, RVT Eastern Florida State College, USA
Talisha M. Hunt, BSRT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, FSDMS Mayo Clinic, USA
Randee L. Hunter, PhD The Ohio State University, USA
Eric Kallstrom, DSL, ACS, FASE, FAIUM, FACC Parkland Health, USA, JDMS Editorial Assistant
Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT, RDMS, FSVU North Country Vascular Diagnostics Inc., Albany, NY, USA
Tony Y. Li RDMS, RVT, RMSKS, CRGS, CRVS Albany Medical Clinic, Canada
Joan C. Main, BS, MBA, RDCS, FASE Consultant, Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA
Kimberly Michael, MA, RT(R), RDMS, RVT, FSDMS University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
Marsha M. Neumyer, BS, RVT, FSDMS, FSVU, FAIUM Consultant; Vascular Diagnostic Education Services, USA
Margaret M. Park, BS, ACS, RDCS, RVT, FSDMS, FASE Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute, USA
Heidi Perera, RT(R), RDMS, RVT, RDCS Consultant, Rye, New York, USA
Carolyn M. Sommerich, PhD, CPE The Ohio State University, College of Medicine, USA
Neha Soni-Patel, BSME, RDCS Cleveland Clinic Children's, USA
A. Nicole Stigall-Weikle, PhD, RDMS, RVT CVS Health, USA
Kevin R. Volz, PhD, RVT Medpace, Inc., USA
Kathryn Wampler, MA, RT(R), RDMS, RVT University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
Kerry E. Weinberg, PhD, MA, MPA, RDMS, RDCS, RT(R), FSDMS Long Island University, USA
David M. Williams, MS, RDCS, RVT, FSVU Medical University of South Carolina, Health Florence Medical Pavilion - Cardiovascular Surgery, Florence, SC, USA
Michelle Wilson, EdD, RDMS, RDCS, FSDMS University of Southern Indiana, USA
Mulubrhan Woldemariam, MS, RDMS, RVT Veterans Health Administration, USA
Menglin Xu, PhD The Ohio State University
Buwen Yao, PhD, MBBS University of Southern California, USA
Kathryn E. Zale, MS, RDMS, RVT Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences, USA
Editors Emeritus
Phillip J. Bendick, PhD, RVT, FSDMS Consultant, Vass, North Carolina, USA
S. Michelle Bierig, PhD, ACS, RDCS, RDMS, RCS, CPHQ, FSDMS, FASE Hillcrest Hospital South, USA
Jean Lea Spitz, MPH, RDMS, CAE, FSDMS Perinatal Quality Foundation, USA
Dale Cyr, MBA, CAE, RDMS, RDCS, FSDMS Consultant, Inteleos, USA
Julia A. Drose, BA, RDMS, RDCS, RT, FSDMS, FAIUM University of Colorado, USA
Mimi Berman-Sandler, PhD, RDMS, FSDMS Consultant, New York, New York, USA
  • Clarivate Analytics: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
  • EMBASE/Excerpta Medica
  • InfoTrac (full text)
  • Scopus
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