​​​​​​​Sonography Medical Education Conference (SMEC)

Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019​

Register today and receive the early bird discount!​

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Programs at the University of Findlay is hosting the Sonography Medical Education Conference (SMEC) on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. Meet and hear from experts, connect with fellow area professionals, encounter new vendors and learn about industry trends. Join us and enjoy a day with like-minded individuals, and leave with renewed excitement about the work you do!

Register before Aug. 15 and earn seven CMEs for the price o​f six!

​June 4 - Aug. 15: $60
Aug. 16 - Oct. 25: $70
Walk-In (Only credit cards or checks will be accepted): $80
Student (Must be a current sonography student. Student pricing does not include the submission of CMEs): $25 

​​Fees include breakfast, lunch, a snack and all printed materials.

Winebrenner Theological Seminary (located on the University of Findlay campus)
950 N. Main St.
Findlay, OH 45840 ​​
The comments on the 2018 conference were overwhelmingly positive! Also, 100% of those who attended stated they would recommend SMEC to their colleagues. Other comments included:
  • "Excellent speakers, very comfortable venue, close to home and good food!"
  • "Very cost effective. Well organized."
  • "Good speakers, comfortable room and good snacks!"
  • "This was a great first seminar – I look forward to next year!"
  • "Loved everything, will come back every year!"

​2019 Conference Topics

Carotid Artery: Evaluation and Emerging Applications

​​Jim Baun, BS, RDMS, RVT, University of Findlay Instructor and Clinical Coordinator, Vascular Sonography

Importance, Benefits and Limitations of Cervical Sonography

​​Jay D. Iams, MD, Emeritus Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Ohio State University

Current Trends in Prostate Evaluation

​​Donald L. Smith Jr., MD, Office of Executive Urology

Hot Topics in Ergonomics

​Kevin D. Evans, Ph.D., R.T., (R)(M)(BD), RDMS, RVS, FSDMS, FAIUM, ​Professor, Division Director, Ohio State University, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

The Role of Sonography in Infertility​

​Amber Rychener, CNP, Infertility Specialist, ProMedica Physicians Sunforest Obstetrics | Gynecology

Animal Heart Research

​Vicky Moore, RDCS, FASE, Research Cardiovascular Sonographer II, Cardiovascular Imaging Core Research Laboratory (CICRL)

​Congestive Heart Failure

​​Pamela Gardner, DO, FACC, Cardiologist

For additional information, please contact Tammy Stone at 419-434-5886 or [email protected].

 2019 SMEC Committee Members

  • Susan Perry, M.Ed., RDMS - Director and Instructor of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Programs, Conference Director
  • Heather Duval-Foote, MAE, RDMS - Instructor and Clinical Coordinator for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Susan Watters, MAE, RDMS, RVT - Instructor and Clinical Coordinator for Vascular Sonography 
  • Jen Branson-Scala - Administrative Assistant, Diagnostic Services
  • Tammy Stone - Administrative Assistant, Diagnostic Services​​

Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors!

University of Findlay Diagnostic Medical Sonography     Philips     Cone Instruments    G.E. Imagination at Work  

Siemens Healthineers      mindray      ​     Trisonics - Excellence. Integrity. Experience

Become a Sponsor!  

For sponsorship opportunities for the 2019 Sonography Medical Education Conference (SMEC) please contact Tammy Stone at 419-434-5886 or [email protected].​