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Welcome to SSDMU! The goal of the Student Society of Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound is to create a mechanism through which to establish professional interaction among the student body, faculty, and our colleagues, to create an exchange of information which will increase the perspectives of the individual DMU students as they pursue their career, and to continually strive for a high degree of quality health service for all reaches of society.

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Description

The mission of the SSDMU is to create a mechanism through which to establish professional interaction among the student body, faculty, and our collegues. To create an exchange of information which will increase the perspectives of the individual DMU students as they pursue their career, and to continually strive for a high degree of quality health service for all reaches of society.

Category

Academic

President Name (Organization's Primary Contact)

Emily Behlmann

Vice-President Name (Organization's Secondary Contact)

Jenna Chase

Treasurer Name (Organization's Fiscal Contact)

Lindsey Weber

Faculty/Staff Advisor Name

Sharlette Anderson

Advisor Job/Work Title

Ex: Professor of Health Sciences, Academic Advisor of Journalism, Chef for Dining Services, etc.

Associate Clinical Professor/Clinical Coordinator, DMU Program

Organization Email Address

This is the publicly available e-mail that is intended for people interested in contacting the organization for more information.

Campus Mailing Address

All Recognized Student Organizations are required to have an on-campus physical mailing address. Please provide your information below.

408 Lewis Hall
Columbia, MO 65211

Membership Criteria / Selection Process

Please describe who is eligible for membership and list any criteria used in the selection process. If open to all, please indicate so. (Keep in mind the non-discrimination clause from the organization's constitution.)

DMU Program Requirements:
Undergraduate candidates who apply to the DMU program must have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher. To be considered for admission, undergraduate candidates must have a minimum ACT composite score of 22 on file with the University of Missouri-Columbia.

In addition to meeting the academic and clinical education requirements, students must possess and exhibit those personal qualities and characteristics which are associated with patient welfare and professional trust. High ethical standards of behavior are an integral aspect of the academic and professional conduct, and they are a part of the regular overall evaluation process.

SSDMU Membership:

The SSDMU shall consist of those prospective, current undergraduate, and current graduate students who are enrolled in the University of Missouri – Columbia Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound Program.

A separate, but equal, branch of SSDMU shall allow inclusion of prospective DMU students. This branch shall have the same membership requirements and responsibilities as current SSDMU members and shall focus on professional development and preparation for the DMU program. Prospective DMU students who are members of SSDMU will not be required to attend all SSDMU meetings but will be notified when their attendance is requested.

This organization shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, and any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.

Here's What We Do

This is less formal than your purpose statement. Take this opportunity to discuss any activities the organization may be known for or what members of your organization can expect to gain through becoming a member.

The diagnostic medical sonographer uses high-frequency sound waves to perform a variety of diagnostic examinations. The sonographer performs an essential role in the process of data gathering and synthesis required to reach a diagnosis.

The goals of SSDMU are as follows: 1) prepare current and prospective students for the professional requirements of the Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound profession. 2) Promote recognition of the University of Missouri Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound program to prospective students. 3) Promote public knowledge of Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound. 4) Participate in activities that support the community.

The SSDMU participates in community service, fundraising activities, public outreach regarding diagnostic medical ultrasound, and attends an annual national conference to present the results of a multi-semester research project.

Meeting Information

Please include the days/dates your organization meets, the location(s), and time(s). This information helps interested students connect with the organization.

Days and dates of meetings vary. Please contact the SSDMU secretary for information.

Election Month

July

Affiliation with Outside Organization

Please list any national or regional organizations to which your group has ties. List the organizations' websites if applicable.