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UAMS Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Professional Observation Alternative

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many healthcare facilities are restricting visitors. This includes applicants/prospective students trying to schedule a professional observation as part of the UAMS Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program’s application process. We understand not everyone will have access to complete an in-person professional observation and have created an option to meet this application requirement.
If you are unable to locate a facility to complete an in-person professional observation, you will need to watch both videos listed in the links below. After viewing, please write a 500 word essay describing your interpretation about the role of a sonographer as part of the healthcare team. The essay should be uploaded to the online application or emailed to All components of the UAMS Diagnostic Medical Sonography application must be received by March 1st.

Video #1: The Profession of Sonography.

Video #2: Real Talk Sonography: Episode Five

The diagnostic medical sonography program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) in general, cardiac, and vascular imaging.  The contact information is 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, Florida 33763.  Telephone: (727) 210-2350


Department of Imaging and Radiation Sciences
Division of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
College of Health Professions
4301 West Markham Street, Slot 563
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205-7199
Telephone: (501) 686-6848
Fax: (501) 526-7975

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