Benefits of WFUMB Membership for only 1.50 USD (included in your local Federation/Society dues)

WFUMB is the World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology comprising

  • AFSUMB – Asian Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine
  • ASUM – Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine
  • EFSUMB – European Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology
  • FLAUS – Federation of Latin American Ultrasound Societies
  • MASU – Mediterranean and African Society of Ultrasound

Advantages of WFUMB include:

  • A Worldwide Ultrasound Federation which encourages networking between ultrasound professionals in all disciplines, allowing them to benefit from the wealth of experience and knowledge from other countries and other health-care systems
  • The WFUMB Congress, held every second year, provides a unique opportunity to meet and network with practitioners from around the world to hear talks given by many international experts, to present exciting new data to colleagues and to become involved in ultrasound science, education, research, teaching and politics at an international level
  • The ability to influence ultrasound issues on a world-wide basis
  • Access to published guidelines and position statements compiled by international experts
  • Access the website with educational material
  • The Safety Committee which takes a lead in keeping the membership up to date with all aspects of medical ultrasound safety, and provides expert considered views through the publication of statements on ultrasound safety
  • The Education Committee which considers all aspects of medical ultrasound education and professional development and oversees the publication of educational material, such as the WFUMB Ultrasound eBook and eLearning resources
  • Creation of Centres of Education around the world which support courses and teaching of ultrasound
  • The Publication Committee which ensures that the membership is kept up to date with the latest ultrasound trends.


Advantages to individual members include:

  • Participation in a large ultrasound community
  • Opportunity to meet informally with the world experts at the World Congress and at various conferences
  • Eligibility to attend meetings of the WFUMB General Assembly and comment on WFUMB affairs
  • Eligibility to serve on all WFUMB committees
  • Full access to the website
  • Opportunity to influence world-wide ultrasound issues
  • Reduced fees for WFUMB Congresses
  • Reduced subscriptions to WFUMB’s journal, Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (UMB)
  • ECHOES Newsletters published twice a year