My Pegasus

 Log In



CART (0 ITEMS)

Quick Concepts: Fetal Cranial Anatomy

fetal-cranial-1Fetal cranial structures are a bit intimidating to assess if you are not familiar with their sonographic appearance, especially in evaluating fetuses in the 2nd trimester, when structures are very, very small with the cranial diameter ranging from 2cm to 3cm.  Add to this challenge  the anechoic to hypoechoic properties of Continue reading

Posted in Quick Concepts | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Quick Concepts: Fetal Cranial Anatomy

A Statistical Look at What Students Do and Don’t Know

A STATISTICAL LOOK AT WHAT STUDENTS DO AND DON’T KNOW (follow-up to LEARNING FROM ‘FAILURE’ … ? )

usa-iconDiscussing statistics will generally glaze over more eyes than Krispy Kreme glazes donuts, and is unquestionably less sweet, but it has been a particular fascination of mine because it appeals to both my mathematics and engineering background.  A couple weeks back, I wrote on the subject of ‘Learning from Failure’ as a preview to Pegasus Lectures’ February** Office Hours.

As referenced previously, Pegasus has labored compiling anonymized data from individuals and institutions to better prepare exam candidates for ultrasound credentialing and board exams for many, many years.  This analysis is valuable in Continue reading

Posted in Exam Strategies, News and Commentary, Ultrasound Student Assessment | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Paradigms for Ultrasound: Alzheimer’s Disease

NEW PARADIGMS FOR ULTRASOUND: ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

Last month, I wrote a guest-blog based on my learning experience attending a program studying neuropsychiatry at Harvard last summer.  Thank you for the kind words of encouragement and support many of you have given me thus far.  It seeded the courage for me to complete this follow-up.

alzheimers-6Because, for me, ultrasound science is ‘the family business’ I had a natural desire to understand more about emerging technologies and applications in the field of medicine.  One area, in particular, that piqued my interest was Continue reading

Posted in News and Commentary | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment