The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicineaium (AIUM) is a multidisciplinary medical association of more than 10,000 physicians, sonographers, scientists, students, and other health care providers. The AIUM is dedicated to advancing the safe and effective use of ultrasound in medicine through professional and public education, research, development of guidelines, and accreditation.

The Scan is the official blog of the AIUM. The views expressed in the blog, however, are those of the writers and not necessarily those of the AIUM.