July 2023
European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology
Updates for publications, events and courses from EFSUMB and its Member Societies

A round-up of EUROSON 2023

After an exciting and successful congress in Riga, we share with you, photos, prize winners, participant numbers and much more.  The EUROSON 2023 highlights video below brings you a glimpse of the congress's three days including the Opening Ceremony and Gala Dinner.
EFSUMB Would like to send a special thanks to
Maija, Viktors, Inga and their organising team!
994 Registrations
175 Invited Speakers
14 Exhibitors
169 Abstracts
94 Medical Students
Pre-Congress courses in MSK and Elastography with 161 attendees with Profs Martinoli and Barr invited as guest lecturers.

Industry support of SonoCave was highly appreciated with the support of 59 systems for both STUC and SonoCave.
For the full EUROSON 2023 Congress gallery use the button links below. Also available is exclusive access to the recordings of the EUROSON 2023 congress event. This on-demand access is specifically designed for participants who attended the EUROSON 2023 on-site.

Prize Winners from the Congress

EFSUMB Best Case Report:


1st prize free registration to EUROSON 2024
Rhabdomyolysis after intense exercise in ultrasound – case report; Pawel Walisiewicz, Poland


Runner up prize of 100 Euro
Contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) for imaging and surgical planning of a second branchial cleft fistula; Maximilian Rink, Germany

Young Investigator Award:


1st prize or best technical and best clinical award: Total 3,000 euro
The first 5 targeted trans-perineal prostate biopsies diagnose the majority of PROMIS criteria cancer in patients with a Likert 4 or 5 score on mpMRI - Adam Morrell, UK


Best Published Paper Prize 500 euro

US Velocimetry in Participants with Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease -  Stefan Engelhard, Netherlands

WFUMB Prize for most innovative presentation 250 USD 
Effect of Nano-Scale Phase Change Contrast Agent Activation on HepatoCellular Carcinoma Tumor Environment - Hebah A Falatah



EFSUMB Best Scientific content of an oral presentation 250 euro
Analysis of the Subharmonic Response of Definity, Sonaziod and Lumason in an In Vitro Flow System - Hailee Mayer, USA


EFSUMB Best Didactic oral student presentation 250 euro
SonoTEAM – student networking for better ultrasound skills - Monika Zbroja et al, Poland


EFSUMB Best idea for US education for students Prize 200 euro
The BICUS US Certificate – how Students in Brandenburg can have their US skills certified in the near future - Tamy Borbe et al, Germany


LUSA Prize
Poly-lactic acid film pocket for ultrasound-controlled prophylaxis against spinal infections: in vitro evaluations - Flemming Forsberg, USA

Awards presented at EUROSON 2023

Honorary Membership was presented to ....


Professor Harold Lutz - Germany - View here
Professor Paul Sidhu - UK - View here

View EFSUMB Honorary Members here > https://efsumb.org/efsumb-honorary-members/


EFSUMB Fellows were presented to ....


George Harmat, Hungary
Peteris Prieditis, Latvia

Lubos Hrazdira, Czech Republic

View EFSUMB Fellows here > https://efsumb.org/efsumb-fellows/

Reviews of EUROSON 2023

We've received some great reviews from some of our attendees at EUROSON 2023 - take a look here


We were delighted to welcomed hundreds of participants to EUROSON 2023. EUROSON Congress events offer a great opportunity to learn, educate and network with other like-minded individuals. As an EFSUMB Member there are many benefits to membership including reduced congress rates, access to the full EFSUMB web site and eligibility to serve on all EFSUMB committees as a co-opted member.

If you are interested in joining EFSUMB, take a look at the membership benefits here > 

Joining is easy and quick - take a look >

Committee elections after EUROSON 2023

Executive Bureau - View >                                         Education & Professional Standards View >

Publications - View >                                                     Safety ECMUS View >

EFSUMB Strategic 5 Year Plan

EFSUMB continues educating all for competence to practice ultrasound safely. View how our Strategic Plan supports this.

Upcoming EUROSON Schools

Upcoming Endorsed Courses

The EFSUMB CEUS Webinar 2 event, 'CEUS Update on Safety and Small Parts', took place on Wednesday 7 June 2023 at 11.00 CEST, chaired by Vito Cantisani, hosted by Sintesi on behalf of EFSUMB and sponsored by Bracco. Please view the speakers and use the button below to register for this event.
The EFSUMB Webinar event, 'Abdominal CEUS', will take place on Wednesday 19 July 2023 at 11.00 CEST, chaired by Christian Jenssen, hosted by Sintesi on behalf of EFSUMB and sponsored by Bracco. Please view the speakers and use the link below to register for this event.
  • Recruitment for the Delphi Panel
    We invite medical doctors, who have experience with performing ultrasound examinations in the primary care setting, to participate in a research project including a Delphi process. Our aim is to establish an EFSUMB ultrasound core curriculum for frontline physicians working in primary care.
    View the questionnaire here >

  • The bid for EUROSON 2026 has been won by the Polish Ultrasound Society. Proposed dates  4 - 6 June 2026 in Lublin, Poland.

  • IMPACT Factor for UIO is 3.2

  • IMPACT Factor for EJU is 3.4
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