Megan Leo, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Emergency Medicine

MD, University of Florida College of Medicine




Megan Leo is the Director of Emergency Ultrasound at Boston Medical Center. She is responsible for training and credentialing of attending and resident physicians within the Department of Emergency Medicine. She is also the EUS fellowship co-director, which offers one position per year within the Boston Medical Center emergency department. Dr. Leo is the immediate past president of AEUS and has been on the SonoGames organizing committee for the past 3 years. She is the past chair of the AIUM international ultrasound interest group. She also has international ultrasound education curriculum development and training experience in Rwanda and Kenya. Dr. Leo has a strong interest in point of care ultrasound education research.

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  1. Pare JR, Pollock SE, Liu JH, Leo MM, Nelson KP. Central venous catheter placement after ultrasound guided peripheral IV placement for difficult vascular access patients. Am J Emerg Med. 2019 Feb; 37(2):317-320.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30471933.
     
  2. Leo MM, Langlois BK, Pare JR, Mitchell P, Linden J, Nelson KP, Amanti C, Carmody KA. Ultrasound vs. Computed Tomography for Severity of Hydronephrosis and Its Importance in Renal Colic. West J Emerg Med. 2017 Jun; 18(4):559-568.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28611874.
     
  3. Henwood PC, Mackenzie DC, Liteplo AS, Rempell JS, Murray AF, Leo MM, Dukundane D, Dean AJ, Rulisa S, Noble VE. Point-of-Care Ultrasound Use, Accuracy, and Impact on Clinical Decision Making in Rwanda Hospitals. J Ultrasound Med. 2017 Jun; 36(6):1189-1194.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28258591; DOI: 10.7863/ultra.16.05073;.
     
  4. Nelson M, Abdi A, Adhikari S, Boniface M, Bramante RM, Egan DJ, Matthew Fields J, Leo MM, Liteplo AS, Liu R, Nomura JT, Pigott DC, Raio CC, Ruskis J, Strony R, Thom C, Lewiss RE. Goal-directed Focused Ultrasound Milestones Revised: A Multiorganizational Consensus. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 Nov; 23(11):1274-1279. PMID: 27520068; DOI: 10.1111/acem.13069;.
     
  5. Henwood PC, Mackenzie DC, Rempell JS, Douglass E, Dukundane D, Liteplo AS, Leo MM, Murray AF, Vaillancourt S, Dean AJ, Lewiss RE, Rulisa S, Krebs E, Raja Rao AK, Rudakemwa E, Rusanganwa V, Kyanmanywa P, Noble VE. Intensive point-of-care ultrasound training with long-term follow-up in a cohort of Rwandan physicians. Trop Med Int Health. 2016 Dec; 21(12):1531-1538.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27758005; DOI: 10.1111/tmi.12780;.
     
  6. Sjogren AR, Leo MM, Feldman J, Gwin JT. Image Segmentation and Machine Learning for Detection of Abdominal Free Fluid in Focused Assessment With Sonography for Trauma Examinations: A Pilot Study. J Ultrasound Med. 2016 Nov; 35(11):2501-2509.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27738293.
     
  7. Jung CF, Breaud AH, Sheng AY, Byrne MW, Muruganandan KM, Dhanani M, Leo MM. Delphi method validation of a procedural performance checklist for insertion of an ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous catheter. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Nov; 34(11):2227-2230.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27645813; DOI: 10.1016/j.ajem.2016.08.006;.
     
  8. Henwood PC, Mackenzie DC, Rempell JS, Murray AF, Leo MM, Dean AJ, Liteplo AS, Noble VE. A practical guide to self-sustaining point-of-care ultrasound education programs in resource-limited settings. Ann Emerg Med. 2014 Sep; 64(3):277-285.e2.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24875894; DOI: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.04.013;.
     
  9. Dresden S, Mitchell P, Rahimi L, Leo M, Rubin-Smith J, Bibi S, White L, Langlois B, Sullivan A, Carmody K. Right ventricular dilatation on bedside echocardiography performed by emergency physicians aids in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism. Ann Emerg Med. 2014 Jan; 63(1):16-24.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24075286; DOI: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2013.08.016;.
     
  10. Duong DK, Leo MM, Mitchell EL. Neuro-ophthalmology. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2008 Feb; 26(1):137-80, vii.View Related Profiles. PMID: 18249261; DOI: 10.1016/j.emc.2007.11.004;.
     

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Bar chart showing 10 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2016

YearPublications
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20131
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20181
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