What characteristics, attributes, and skills do you feel make a great sonographer?
Jason Williams: Compassion, Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence.
Aubrey Zubrod: A great sonographer would be thorough, efficient, organized, kind, apathetic, and caring.
Rob Kimbrough: A person that will continue to search for the correct answer. Thinking “outside the box.”
Liz Dominesey: Compassionate, emotionally intelligent, analytical, awareness, friendly, positivity, level-headed, respectful, and trustworthy.
Deborah Ballard: A passion for getting the best imaging and diagnostic information for patients, a willingness to be open to new technologies, the ability to learn from others, and an understanding that ultrasound is a medical art form. You need to have the mind of a medical detective.
Samantha Tidmore: Communication and explaining what you are doing and what you will focus on. Also, a passion for providing the best information you can for the reading MD.
Lisa Sutherland: Empathy, compassion, attention to detail, and multitasking.
Deborah Meagher: Being passionate about what you do and always striving to learn more.
Rachel Conrad: Experience and a lot of hard work made me a great sonographer. I take so much pride in doing a thorough exam while taking exceptional care of patients.
Lori Elliott: Caring, patience, and tenaciousness.
Corie Komarc: Caring, hardworking, and loves being challenged, day to day, patient to patient.
Kristin La Rose: Detail-oriented, Patient, able to listen and follow directions, Self-reliant.
Todd Hall: Compassion, empathy, and a sense of humor.
Sarah Richards: Compassionate, patient, and having empathy.
Lynda Nations: I think sonography is the best combination of science and art. You are making pretty pictures along with a diagnosis for the physician.
Susan Munson: I feel being empathetic, caring, and a compassionate person are key components for a Sonographer. I feel being curious and detail-oriented makes the most successful Sonographer in understanding the patient’s problems.
Michael Forrester: Highly motivated, self-disciplined, academically able, and able to make decisions.
Tarrah Mayer: Attention to the most minute detail; it can be life-changing.