Series date: 
07/17/2024 - 2:00pm CDT to 06/25/2025 - 4:00pm CDT

Please check the individual session for location or broadcast availability.  



Series Director

Martha Rac, MD

Series Co-Director

Jennifer Durbin, RDMS

Target Audience and Needs

Physicians, advanced practice providers, sonographers, and physician trainees in the field of obstetrics and gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine need to receive regular updates on advances in ultrasound technologies and evidence-based diagnostic techniques.  The series aims to improve the ultrasound skills of providers and trainees through hands-on instruction that will be supplemented with self-guided learning and group didactics.  The overall goal of the series is to enhance ultrasound diagnosis of fetal abnormalities by improving medical knowledge and sonographer skill level in order to optimize delivery of ultrasound services and maternal and fetal outcomes.

Educational Methods

Educational methods will include lectures and case presentations.


At the conclusion of the sessions, the participants should be able to:

  • Demonstrate greater understanding of ultrasound protocols and the rationale for acquiring specific images at different stages of pregnancy.
  • Review and apply evidence-based guidelines for conducting a high-quality ultrasound evaluations of pregnant and non-pregnant women.
  • Discuss the principles supporting Doppler studies and explain when to use these studies to optimize pregnancy outcomes.
  • Distinguish normal from abnormal fetal anatomy to better diagnose fetal anomalies.
  • Perform a complete fetal echocardiographic examination.


Participants may be asked to complete a session evaluation.

Accreditation/Credit Designation

Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Series Coordinator 
Tiara Gatewood, MA, MBA
Series location: 
Ben Taub Hospital
1504 Ben Taub Loop
Houston, TX 77030
United States