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Apply for NUF Membership

Membership in the NUF

If you are interested in applying for membership to the NUF, you must be an ACS member and provide the following:

  • Letter of interest addressed to the Chair of the NUF, which should include reason for seeking NUF membership and ultrasound area of interest (i.e., thyroid/parathyroid, abdominal, breast, FAST)
  • Current CV
  • Letter of endorsement from a current NUF member
  • Completed NUF Application
  • Listing of previous ultrasound course experience as both participant and faculty
  • Ultrasound Instructor Critique Form completed by an NUF member at ACS Ultrasound course
  • Submission of five ultrasound cases with images and case log of last 50 ultrasound cases for review by NUF (Candidates that have been teaching US for over five years chaired by a course director can have this requirement waived.)

Membership applications will be reviewed by the NUF Membership Committee. Accepted applications will be forwarded to the NUF Executive Committee for final review and approval at the Annual NUF meeting.

Download the application

Inquiries regarding these courses or services can be directed to:

Scott Miller
Senior Manager, Skills & Experiential Learning Courses

Applying for Membership

Membership applications may be e-mailed to

Hardcopy applications may be sent to:

NUF Membership Committee
c/o Skills Course Administrator
American College of Surgeons
633 N. Saint Clair Street
Chicago, IL 60611