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Founded in 2011, the Academy of Emergency Ultrasound (AEUS) is an international forum bringing together clinician sonologists with the common goal of advancing patient care and safety through the use of bedside ultrasound. AEUS task forces promote the development of training curricula for medical students, residents, and fellows, as well as of tools and resources for further research and development.


Why Join AEUS?

  • Join the largest academic community dedicated to education and research in emergency ultrasound.
  • Discuss EUS topics in a large network of your peers.
  • Access a large library of AEUS member-created educational documents and narrated lectures.
    Participate in AEUS committees.
  • Take advantage of the AEUS peer review service and get feedback on your EUS research ideas before you collect data.
  • And much more! Join Today!

Join the Discussion

As a member of AEUS, you have access to a network of emergency ultrasound experts through the AEUS community. Log In to the community portal to see what we are talking about and ask questions.


AEUS Mission Statement

Our Mission Is:

1. To advance education and research of ultrasound for the bedside evaluation of emergency medical conditions, resuscitation of the acutely ill or injured, guidance of invasive procedures, monitoring of certain pathologic states and as an adjunct to therapy. 

2. To serve as a platform for discussion of subjects that are of concern to emergency medicine physicians practicing clinical sonography.
3. To support medical student, resident, fellow, and practicing emergency physician ultrasound training and education.
4. To foster individual and multicenter ultrasound research to advance the knowledge of our field and improve patient care, safety and emergency department patient flow.
5. To work collaboratively with other organizations within emergency medicine, and across the specialties, through partnership, education, and to promote shared common interests.


President: Rachael Liu, MD
President-Elect: Megan Leo, MD
Secretary: Arthur Au, MD
Treasurer: Adam Ash, DO
Education Officer: Stephen Leech, MD
Research Officer: Kenton Anderson, MD
Past President: Andrew Liteplo, MD

SAEM Board Liaison: Steven Bird, MD
SAEM Staff Liaison: Kat Nagasawa
SAEM Staff Liaison: Melissa McMillian, CNP