01 Apr Laura Hurtado
Dr. Laura Hurtado, M.D.
Doctor Laura Hurtado is a pediatric sonologist with extensive experience in teaching. She is
on the faculty of the ESCS UNCPBA in Argentina. She is responsible for teaching clinical ultrasound to undergraduates in the
Medical School in both basic sciences and clinical clerkships as well as the residency
programs in pediatrics and radiology. Her clinical practice is as an imaging specialist in
ultrasound, with most of her time spent in pediatrics.
Dr Hurtado has had extensive experience as an international leader and organizer of Point-
of-Care ultrasound. She has had an organizing role in ultrasound training courses in Sri
Lanka, India, Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Spain, Indonesia, Slovenia, and Dubai, as well as
innumerable programs in in her home country. She is a long-standing member of the
Board of Directors of WINFOCUS. She has been involved in funded PoCUS ultrasound
education research projects in Minas Gerais, Brazil and has worked on international
committees to develop testing standards and pathways for sonologists in Latin America.