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Learn more about news in ultrasound, MRI, and other medical imaging fields, the great things our students, staff, and faculty are doing, and the value of a medical imaging career.

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Protecting Your Health: Flu Season and Coronavirus

As the coronavirus has begun to make a presence in the US, we want to provide some education on the virus and the best means of protection. At WCUI, the health and safety of our students, staff, faculty, and community is crucial and we are monitoring the coronavirus situation carefully. New information about the coronavirus […]

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New WCUI Phoenix Campus Opening Summer 2020 in Park Central

      WCUI is excited to announce that in Summer 2020, our Phoenix campus will be moving to the new Park Central development! The new campus is being built to suit and will be developed as part of the new Park Central project in the heart of the Bioscience HealthCare District in Phoenix. The new campus is […]

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WCUI Volunteers at the 2020 Maricopa County StandDown Event

In mid-January, WCUI School of Medical Imaging and Nursing had the honor of participating in the Maricopa County StandDown event in Arizona to serve our veterans and their families in our community. The Maricopa County StandDown, is part of the Arizona Veterans StandDown Alliance (AVSA) program, that provides events open to ALL US military veterans […]

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Chandler Dixon Cardiovascular Sonographer
WCUI Alumni Wins Outstanding Graduate Award

WCUI ALUMNI, CHANDLER DIXON, WINS 2019 ACCSC OUTSTANDING GRADUATE AWARDEarlier this year, WCUI’s own alumni, Chandler Dixon, was nominated and awarded the 2019 ACCSC “Outstanding Graduate” Award. Every year ACCSC receives submissions from hundreds of accredited member schools for graduates working in the same field as the program from which they graduated and have made […]

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Breaking Waves - WCUI News
Breast Ultrasound and How It Is Used To Fight Against Breast Cancer

Along with medical ultrasound awareness month, October celebrates breast cancer awareness month to bring to light the importance of women’s health, research, and advancements in the field to cure and detect breast cancer.Did you know that along with a mammogram, breast ultrasound is used to produce pictures of the internal structures of the breast? Ultrasound […]

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Why is Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Earning your RMSKS Certification Important?

According to the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) the need for sonographers with musculoskeletal ultrasound certification has increased in the industry.90% of surveyed sonographers stated they have noticed an increased demand for musculoskeletal sonography. 71% of surveyed sonographers reported conducting more than 100 diagnostic medical sonography exams per month. Compared to MRIs, musculoskeletal sonography can […]

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WCUI Open House
SPECIAL OPEN HOUSE: 9-Month Pediatric Cardiac Ultrasound and Congenital Heart Disease Program

Are you a Cardiovascular Technologist interested in expanding your knowledge of Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Echocardiographic Imaging? Join us at our WCUI Ontario Campus to learn more about our successful 9-month Pediatric Cardiac Ultrasound and Congenital Heart Disease program!WCUI’s Ontario Campus is holding a Special Open House on Saturday, February 29th, 2020 at 10:00 am to discuss the […]

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WCUI Offers New Technology Resources for Students

West Coast Ultrasound Institute (WCUI) strives to provide our students the resources they need to succeed in their pursuit of education and their career. This includes providing technological resources to meet student needs such as computer labs, wifi, student email accounts, Office365 suite (Microsoft Word Online, etc.) and technical support.Resource available to WCUI students are […]

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Faculty Feature: Dr. Raafat Baheeg

Who is Dr. Raafat Baheeg? Dr. Raafat Baheeg is a man of many talents. Not only is he an amazing instructor at the WCUI Los Angeles campus, he is an orthopedic surgeon, a musician, and a composer with his own home studio to produce worship music. Dr. Raafat prides himself on expanding his horizons beyond […]

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WCUI Alumni Chandler Dixon
Alumni Spotlight: Chandler Dixon

To celebrate #throwbackthursday we’re bringing our first installment of our Alumni Spotlight segment where we dive into the lives of West Coast Ultrasound Institute graduates and see how life is continuing after graduation. We explore their careers, projects they’re involved in, and their experience with West Coast Ultrasound Institute. Whether they’ve graduated a year ago […]

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Special Event: Fundraiser Golf Tournament

Do you live in the Phoenix area or might you be there on May 19th, 2018? If so, check out this very special event that is for a very special cause. WCUI is proud to be a Bronze Sponsor of this Fundraiser Golf Tournament. GAMMA MU EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, INC. 2018 FUNDRAISER GOLF TOURNAMENTGrayhawk Golf ClubMAY 19, 2018From […]

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WCUI Alumni Muhammad Ali
Graduate Spotlight – Muhammad Ali

Name: Muhammad Ali Q: What got you interested in ultrasound? Mainly it was the open house of WCUI at Beverly Hills that got me first interested in Echo Cardio (Cardiovascular Ultrasound). Q: What have you accomplished in the field of ultrasound that you are most proud of? The ability to pinpoint the troubled areas of the heart like wall motion abnormality, […]

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