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School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
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About Us

New York Methodist Hospital School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography offers a certificate level program. Additionally, students may choose to enroll through one of our affiliated colleges which will allow them to apply their studies toward the pursuit of a bachelor’s degree.

During the two year program students are enrolled in clinical didactic courses and hospital, imaging center and physician office rotations. Successful completion of New York Methodist Hospital School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography will result in a graduate receiving a certificate of completion. Additionally, graduates may receive up to 60 college credits toward their pursuit of a bachelor’s degree from one of our affiliated colleges.

Students who graduate from our program may be qualified to sit for the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography Certification Exams (ARDMS). Passing this exam is strongly recommended for those seeking employment as a diagnostic medical sonographer in New York State.

Mission Statement

New York Methodist Hospital’s School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography has made a firm commitment to the education of students in the field of diagnostic medical sonography.

Our mission is the education of sonographers who reflect excellence in didactic knowledge, clinical skills and patient sensitivity and are capable of performing various sonographic examinations. Our comprehensive curriculum, which includes courses in patient care and medical law and ethics, will provide training to ensure that these services are delivered with compassion and respect for human dignity and diversity.

Goals

The School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography offers an educational program in sonography at the certificate level.  Our goal is to prepare competent entry-level general sonographers who will have:

  • Completed all didactic objectives including: passing all courses by achieving a minimum passing grade
  • Completed all clinical objectives including: clinical performance and competency problem solving skills, critical thinking skills, communication skills, professional development and growth

College Affiliations


The New York Methodist Hospital School of Diagnostic Medical has agreements in place with St. Francis College of Brooklyn, New York and Clarion University of Pennsylvania’s Online College Programs which stipulate that graduates of the School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography will receive credits towards a bachelor’s degree in radiologic or medical imaging sciences from these institutions.

Institutional Accreditation

New York Methodist Hospital is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES*).

ABHES
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 214 N
Falls Church, VA 22043
Phone: 703-917-9503

*ABHES is recognized as an accrediting agency by the United States Secretary of Education

Programmatic Accreditation


New York Methodist Hospital's School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).