Rebecca Etheridge

Assistant Professor

Rebecca Etheridge

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Emergency Medicine

  • (706) 721-2262
  • CJ3101

Education

  • EDD, Curriculum and Instruction. Augusta University, 2019

  • MHED, Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician Medical College of Georgia, 2001

  • BS, Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician Medical College of Georgia, 1993

  • AS, Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician Medical College of Georgia, 1991

Certifications

  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, RDMS (Fetal Echocardiography) American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), 2013

  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, RDMS (Breast) American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), 2012

  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, RDMS (Neurology) American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), 2012

  • Certificate of Competence in First Trimester Screening The Fetal Medicine Foundation, 2005

  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, RDMS (Obstetrics/Gynecology) American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), 1994

  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, RDMS (Abdomen) American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), 1993

  • Radiologic Technologist (Radiographer), RT(R) American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), 1991

Awards & Honors

  • Award of Excellence in Research Augusta University The Graduate School , 2019

  • Medical College of Georgia 2017 Exemplary Teaching Award Medical College of Georgia, 2018

  • 2010 Distinguished Alumnus Award Medical College of Georgia, Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program, 2010

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • EMED 5008

    Emergency Ultrasound
  • OBGN 5016

    Gynecology Boot Camp
  • MEDI 6210

    Patient Centered Learning 2
  • MEDI 5013

    Point-of-Care Ultrasound
  • MEDI 6300

    Career Paths in Med
  • MEDI 6110

    Patient Centered Learning 1
  • MEDI 6310

    Patient Centered Learning 3
  • PHAS 5312

    Obstetrics and Gynecology

Teaching Interests

My clinical interest includes point-of-care ultrasound and the field of diagnostic medical sonography in general. After completing my doctoral degree in education with a concentration in curriculum and instruction in 2019, I have a renewed interest in the process of developing and implementing curriculum for all levels of higher education.

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Leveraging Medical Simulation for Faculty Development in Interprofessional Education: A Pilot Study, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Sink or Swim? Modifying POCUS Medical Education Curriculum During the Coronavirus Pandemic, 2021
    Other
  • Ultrasound Curriculum Implementation into a State-Wide Family Medicine Clerkship, 2019
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • The Diffusion of an Innovation: Implementing an Ultrasound Curriculum Across a State-Wide Campus, 2019
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Perceptions of faculty and students of point-of-care ultrasound utilization in medical education, 2019
    Journal Article, Professional Journal

College Service

  • MCG Educational Simulation Weekly Planning Meeting 2020 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Weekly Pre-Clerkship Directors' Meeting 2020 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Patient Centered Learning (PCL) Team Meeting 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Medical College of Georgia Phase 1/2 Curriculum Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Medical College of Georgia Senior Leadership Meeting 2017 - 2020

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

University Service

  • QEP Advisory Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • American Registry of Diagnosticm Medical Sonography / APCA Exam 2020 - Present

    Role: Prepare/Grade Certification Exams
  • Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography 2020 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine 2020 - Present

    Role: Other
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine 2019 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Augusta Technical College Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Advisory Board 2016 - Present

    Role: Chairperson