28 Nov Nilam J. Soni
Nilam J. Soni
Nilam J. Soni, MD, MS, SFHM, FACP
Dr. Soni is a professor of medicine and academic hospitalist at the University of Texas Health San Antonio and
the South Texas Veterans Health Care System.
Dr. Soni has collaborated with a broad range of healthcare professionals to facilitate point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) implementation in different specialties, and he is well known for teaching POCUS nationally and internationally.
He currently leads the national POCUS program for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and is the director of VA’s POCUS Patient Safety Center.
He is the visionary and chief editor of the book, Point-of-Care Ultrasound, that was awarded the 2015 British Medical
Association’s President’s Choice Award.
Over 20,000 copies of the book have been distributed worldwide in English, Chinese, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, and Russian.
He has led the POCUS certificate program by the Society of Hospital Medicine and American College of Chest Physicians.