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SDMS Foundation in Review 2009 - 2013

The SDMS Foundation is pleased to present an overview of the Foundation’s activities from 2009 – 2013. Click here to download the SDMS Foundation in Review 2009 – 2013 report. Thank you to everyone who has supported the SDMS Foundation. As illustrated in the report, your donations directly affect the sonography community and the patients they serve.

SDMS Foundation Announces 2014 Grant and Scholarship Programs

February 12, 2014. The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) Foundation’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 2014 SDMS Foundation Grant and Scholarship Programs. The SDMS Foundation is committed to providing support to sonography students, practicing sonographers, the medical community, and the general public related to diagnostic medical sonography. Detailed information including eligibility criteria, submission deadlines, and how to apply online for the 2014 SDMS Grant and Scholarship Programs is available at [more...]

Introducing the First Sonography Research Institute Cohort

The SDMS Foundation is proud to introduce the first Sonography Research Institute (SRI) Cohort: [more...]

SDMS Foundation Announces 2013 Grant and Scholarship Programs

November 30, 2012. The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) Foundation’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce its 2013 SDMS Foundation Grant and Scholarship Programs. The SDMS Foundation is committed to providing support to sonography students, practicing sonographers, the medical community, and the general public related to diagnostic medical sonography. Information about the 2013 grant and scholarship programs including the new online application process is available at: [more...]

SDMS Foundation, eBay, and MissionFish Join Together to Support Sonography Programs

September 25, 2012. The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) Foundation, eBay, and MissionFish have joined together to raise money for the SDMS Foundation’s charitable mission and programs related to diagnostic medical sonography. eBay is the world’s largest online marketplace and MissionFish is eBay’s exclusive charitable partner: [more...]

SDMS Foundation Announces 2012 Grant and Scholarship Programs

November 28, 2011. The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) Foundation’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce its 2012 SDMS Foundation Grant and Scholarship Programs. The SDMS Foundation is committed to providing support to sonography students, practicing sonographers, the medical community, and the general public related to diagnostic medical sonography. Information about the 2012 grant and scholarship programs including the new online application process is available at: [more...]

A New Way to Support the SDMS Foundation

November 12, 2010. The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) Foundation is pleased to announce a new way for you to support the SDMS Foundation’s charitable programs while you show your pride in the sonography profession. Apply today* for your SDMS Foundation Capital One Platinum Visa® credit card and you can help the SDMS Foundation each time you swipe your card. [more…]

SDMS Foundation Announces 2011 Grant and Scholarship Programs

November 18, 2010. The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) Foundation’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce its 2011 SDMS Foundation Grant and Scholarship Programs. The SDMS Foundation is committed to providing support to sonography students, practicing sonographers, the medical community, and the general public related to diagnostic medical sonography. Information about the 2011 grant and scholarship programs is available at: [more...]

SDMS Foundation Announces Final 2010 Scholarship Recipients

November 18, 2010. The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) Foundation's Board of Directors is pleased to announce the final two 2010 SDMS Foundation Scholarship Program recipients. The SDMS Foundation’s scholarship program provides a $2,500 scholarship to a deserving sonography student just beginning their career in diagnostic medical sonography. Another $2,500 scholarship is awarded to a deserving experienced sonographer who is continuing their education by pursuing an advanced sonography-related degree. [more...]

SDMS Foundation Receives IRS Tax Exempt Status

February 2, 2010. The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) Foundation has received 501(c)(3) tax exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service. Donations to the SDMS Foundation are deductible for income, gift and estate tax purposes to the extent permitted by law (donors should consult a tax professional for more information).

SDMS Foundation Announces Major Gift

January 25, 2010. The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) Foundation's Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Joan and Don Baker of Kirkland, Washington have made a major gift to the new SDMS Foundation to support its mission and goals. [more...]

SDMS Foundation Announces 2009 Scholarship Program Recipients

October 9, 2009. The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) Foundation's Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 2009 SDMS Foundation Scholarship Program recipients. The SDMS Foundation’s scholarship program provides a $2,500 scholarship to a sonography student just beginning their career in diagnostic medical sonography. Another $2,500 scholarship is awarded to a deserving sonographer who is continuing their education by pursuing an advanced sonography-related degree. [more...]

SDMS Foundation Receives Funding for Sonography Certification Grant Program

August 31, 2009. The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) Foundation is pleased to announce that the Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences has agreed to provide funding for the SDMS Foundation’s Sonography Certification Examination Grant Program. The College’s sponsorship of the grant program will help the SDMS Foundation provide grants to deserving sonography students and sonographers through 2011. [more...]

SDMS Forms New Nonprofit, Charitable Organization: SDMS Foundation

June 30, 2009. On June 25, the SDMS Board of Directors formally approved the organizational documents for a new nonprofit, charitable organization, the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography Foundation (SDMS Foundation). The SDMS Board of Directors is committed to ensuring that the new SDMS Foundation operates with full transparency and remains focused on its mission. The SDMS Foundation will operate in a manner similar to the SDMS, where sound financial policies and financially conservative investment strategies carefully protect the monies entrusted to the SDMS Foundation by our members and the sonography community. The SDMS Executive Committee members have agreed to serve as the interim Board of Directors for the new SDMS Foundation - a new SDMS Foundation Board of Directors will be named by October. The new SDMS Foundation is expected to receive widespread support from SDMS members and the entire sonography community to help sustain its mission of providing programs that benefit the sonography community and the patients we serve. [more...]

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