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About Us

First Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Courses to be recognized by the IMA (Israel Medicine Association)

IsraPOCUS Academy, established in 2013, operates under the Simulation Center at Ben Gurion University’s School of Health Professions in collaboration with Soroka Medical Center. The center comprises content experts and doctors who utilize POCUS daily, playing a pivotal role in advancing the field of POCUS in Israel

Our Specialty

Our Unique Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Program:

We proudly present a distinctive program tailored for diverse target audiences:

  1. Comprehensive Course for Hospital Doctors:

    • This course is designated for hospital doctors nationwide and covers a range of POCUS utilization as part of the improved physical examination of patients, including examinations of the abdomen, heart, lungs, blood vessels, musculoskeletal tissue (MSK), and hemodynamic assessment using POCUS.

    • Hundreds of graduates have successfully assimilated the tools acquired during this course, as evidenced by the research outcomes we have published.

  2. POCUS Integration in Medical Education:

    • Ben Gurion University’s medical school incorporates POCUS into its multi-year curriculum, granting credits for medical studies.

    • This integration ensures that future healthcare professionals are well-versed in the application of ultrasound for diagnostic purposes.

  3. Community-Centric Training:

    • Our center adapts content to meet community needs through modular training for community care physicians affiliated with major healthcare providers.

    • Training is customized based on individual requirements, allowing practitioners in clinics to complete their education.

    • Clinical application occurs during concentrated sessions at various medical centers.

  4. Cutting-Edge Research and Development:

    • Beyond education, our center actively engages in extensive research related to medical education and goal-oriented ultrasound.

    • We rigorously test and validate advanced automated ultrasound tools.

    • Collaborating with industry leaders and start-up companies, we drive innovation in the supersonic field.

  5. Clinical Cases and Goal-Oriented Ultrasound:

    • Our repository includes numerous clinical cases that highlight the daily significance of POCUS in diagnosing and treating unstable patients.

  6. State-of-the-Art Simulation Center:

    • Our innovative building serves as a hub for medical simulation.

    • Equipped with cutting-edge ultrasound devices and simulators, it replicates pathologies across various body systems.

    • TV screens and cameras enhance the learning experience, fostering effective and realistic training.


Join us in advancing the field of POCUS and revolutionizing patient care through ultrasound excellence! 

IsraPOCUS Staff

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