USSONAR is a society of rheumatologists, physicians, and health professionals in North America working to promote the use of rheumatologic ultrasonography to advance the care of patients with rheumatic diseases.

Training Program Membership

The society aims to:

  • foster the training of physicians and allied health professionals in ultrasonography for the diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment of rheumatic disease
  • establish guidelines for image acquisition and interpretation
  • promote research relevant to ultrasonography of rheumatic disease
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Choose your path

There are two ways to get involved with USSONAR: the yearly Fundamentals Training Program and Membership


Training Program

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.

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If you want a self paced learning curriculum taught by experts in musculoskeletal ultrasound, check out our membership. 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.

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Membership also includes access to the members-only USSONAR website and resources, opportunities to register for membersonly educational events, a quarterly newsletter, and networking opportunities with fellow musculoskeletal ultrasound practitioners.


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USSONAR is funded in part by generous donations from our sponsors.

Platinum Sponsors

  • abbvie
  • Sanofi
  • Johnson & Johnson

Gold Sponsors

  • Novartis
  • Pfizer

Silver Sponsors

  • Amgen
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