Basic Cardiac Ultrasound Literature Podcast and Free Streaming of Castlefest 2014! #FOAMED


It’s here!  Castlefest 2014 is this week!  We hope you’re as excited as we are.  We’re going to be covering a lot of cardiac ultrasound….pretty advanced cardiac ultrasound.  So we wanted to put out a quick podcast on some of the more basic, foundational studies of bedside cardiac US. This is short and sweet.  Very minimal and not at all … Read More


Episode 39 – More Airway and Cardiac Ultrasound!

Pour yourself a cup of eggnog, cuddle up next to the fire, and get ready for story time. We’ve got a couple stories from the community of someone actually performing an US guided cricothyrotomy, and also a couple of cases of cardiac disease with accompanying echoes and education. Oh yeah, remember to follow us @ultrasoundpod, rate the podcast on iTunes, … Read More


Ultrasound guided CPR Part 1.  How we’re doing it wrong.  #foamed

Pump theory

So listen up people!  You’re doing cardiac arrest resuscitation all wrong!  What’s wrong with you?!?!  Ok, that’s a little harsh.  We’re not really saying that at all.  We just think, based on recent evidence and new technology, that it could be done a little better and we’re gonna explain what we mean.  Accept our humble apologies for the rude beginning. … Read More


Ultrasound of Valves Part 1 with @arntfield, ultrasound in Brazil with @developingem, and Castlefest update…..action packed! #foamed

Cardiac Valves with Rob Arntfield

OK, lots of stuff packed into this episode.  A couple quick updates.  First off, if you want to learn ultrasound with us in September in Brazil, then go to and register for this amazing course. As for Castlefest, we didn’t tell you yet who was going to be there, but it’s all set now.  How does this sound: Weingart … Read More


Doppler Ultrasound by @bedsidesono and Castlefest Google Glass update! #FOAMED

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Doppler physics…..kind of basic?  So doppler physics is not an easy topic, but it is a basic topic.  To fully grasp and really understand a lot of ultrasound topics, especially cardiac ultrasound, you really need to get this doppler stuff.  Continuing with our @bedsidesono theme, Mike Stone will be covering this basic physics talk. Also, as we’ll explain, Castlefest will … Read More


St. Lucia Fest

23-24 September 2013 Look out, Ultrasound Podcast readers.  We’ve got a new event on the horizon.  St. Lucia Fest.  There are only 6 spots available for this extremely limited conference.  As always, we focus mainly on the hands-on approach to capture the ultrasound experience. You get all the lecture material ahead of time in very easy to consume video format … Read More

Episode 39 – Now with Closed Captioning

 Now with Closed Captioning! Cardiac and airway from last week transcribed! Now you can experience this episode in even more ways: Watch, listen, read, taste (well, not yet…working on that). (Just hit the little CC in the lower right)

Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound: Volume 1 Book Update


We’ve been hard at work and now have the Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound: Volume 1 iBook optimized for the Retina display and iPad mini. The numbering issue for the referenced images after chapter 5 has also been corrected as well.  The book is also now available in 50 countries! How to get the update: If you already have the iBook … Read More

Episode 28 – Echo, echo, echo


It seems that you fine people have an insatiable appetite for cardiac ultrasound. So fine, at the risk of feeding the bears, we’re gonna give you some more.  There may or may not be such exciting topics at papillary rupture, aortic stenosis, and a new game called “Name that Mustache”.  Hope you enjoy! Podcast: Play in new window | Download … Read More