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Quick Concepts: Ergonomics

“[It] is a great fallacy: the Wisdom of [Age]. They do not grow wise. They grow careful.” That quotation, taken from Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms carries a deeper meaning for ultrasound/sonographic professionals insomuch as a lack of attention … Continue reading

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Ultrasound Student Assessment – TAKE-AWAYS

Program directors and aspiring ultrasound/sonographic professionals asked us to summarize our conclusions and advice, based on the nearly 10 years invested in developing Pegasus Lectures’ Ultrasound Student Assessment Program.  Here are a couple quick

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Ultrasound Student Assessment – Phase II and III

Feedback from ultrasound studies programs, and the individual opinions of Directors and instructors formed the basis for Phase I of Pegasus Lectures’ Ultrasound Student Assessment multi-year, longitudinal study.  We summarized

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About Frank Miele

Frank graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College with a triple major in physics, mathematics, and engineering. While at Dartmouth, he was a Proctor Scholar and received citations for academic excellence in comparative literature, atomic physics and quantum mechanics, and real analysis. After co-teaching a course in digital electronics at Dartmouth, Frank was a research and design engineer and project leader, designing ultrasound equipment and electronics for more than ten years at Hewlett Packard Company. Frank was the vice president of R&D and chief scientist for a non-invasive hemodynamic measurement medical device company in California. As a designer of ultrasound, he has lectured across the country to sonographers, physicians, engineers and students on myriad topics. Frank also served as the chief scientist and Vice President of Research and Development for a small medical company designing non-invasive hemodynamic based measurements. Frank has authored multiple books including Ultrasound & Physics Instrumentation and Essentials of Ultrasound Physics, the Board Review Book. Additionally, Frank has produced multiple educational videos, created Exam Simulation programs, as well as created the patented analysis algorithm method and apparatus for evaluating educational performance. He is a co-editor and author for the ASCeXAM Simulation DVD and the RPVI Exam Simulation CD. Frank has served on the faculty for the Society of Vascular Ultrasound and Society of Vascular Surgery and is credited with several ultrasound and medical device patents, trade secrets, and publications. Frank is also currently on the Board of Advisors for Imaging the World (ITW), a non-profit organization bringing medical imaging capabilities to underserved countries as recognized by the World Health Organization.