Learn Serve Lead 2023: The AAMC Annual Meeting

November 5th | 7-8 am | Hyatt Regency, Room 301 Ashnola

Why every medical student should have a POCUS device.

Join Dr. Ryan C. Gibbons, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and the John M. Daly, MD, & Measey Foundation Endowed Professor in Medical Education Innovation at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University to learn about the advantages of incorporating POCUS early into medical education, and how Temple partnered with Butterfly to place a handheld ultrasound device in every student’s hand— implementing the first 1:1 student-to-probe model on the East coast.

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Join us for breakfast November 5 from 7-8 am.

Speaker Background

Ryan C. Gibbons’07 is a proud graduate of the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University where he currently serves as an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine and as the Director of Ultrasound in Medical Education.

Additionally, he serves as attending physician, the Director of the Advanced Emergency Medicine Ultrasonography (AEMUS) Fellowship, and the Associate Director of the Division of Emergency Ultrasound in the Department of Emergency Medicine within Temple University Health System. Prior to his current roles, Ryan completed his Emergency Medicine residency at Temple University Hospital where he served as chief resident. Subsequently, he completed the AEMUS fellowship at Temple University Hospital as well.

As associate director, Ryan has been instrumental in the success of the emergency ultrasound division. He has published over fifty peer-reviewed manuscripts, abstracts, and book chapters. As a leading expert, he has given more than one hundred regional, national, and international presentations and educational workshops on point-of-care ultrasound. Currently, Ryan serves as a peer reviewer for Annals of Emergency Medicine and the Journal of Emergency Medicine, as well as an ultrasound section editor for the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. His research has been highlighted by leading emergency medicine and ultrasound outlets, including EM-RAP, the Ultrasound GEL podcast, Rebel Cast, Journal Feed, Aunt Minnie, Medical Research, and MedPage Today. Over the last two years, Ryan has received successive research awards from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine’s (SAEM) Academy of Emergency Ultrasound (AEUS).

Ryan is active within numerous national organizations. He founded and served as the first chair of the Emergency Ultrasound Section of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) and as the secretary for the Emergency Ultrasound Section of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). He is a passionate member of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) as well, having served as the secretary and vice chair of the Ultrasound in Medical Education community and, presently, as the secretary of the Point-of-Care Ultrasound Community.

Prior to his Emergency Medicine training, Ryan served on active duty in the United States Navy where he completed his transitional year internship at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth followed by a tour on the USS NASHVILLE (LPD-13) as the medical department head and then with Fleet Aire Reconnaissance Squadron 4 (VQ-4) as the squadron flight surgeon. He is currently in the process of returning to the United States Navy reserves as an Emergency Medicine physician.

Can’t make it? Join us at Booth #210 and learn how Butterfly can impact your curriculum!


What if every student had an ultrasound?

Medical schools across the country are providing a Butterfly iQ+ to each of their incoming students.

November 3 - 7, 2023

See you in Seattle!

We’re excited to show you how to empower your students with tomorrow’s stethoscope.

Seattle, Washington
Booth #210

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