Course of Study
2 years beginning in July with vacation during holiday periods.
Students study full-time days.
Classes meet Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Wilson Tech’s Northport campus.
Clinical experience provided in local medical offices and clinics. Hours vary depending on the facility and may include evenings and Saturdays.
The clinical education in the School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography at Western Suffolk BOCES is divided into approximately seven rotations. Students gain practical experience in all aspects of sonography as they rotate through a variety of clinical sites. During the program students may be assigned to any of the following:
Brookhaven Memorial Hospital
Franklin General Medical Center
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
J.T. Mather Memorial Hospital
Mercy Medical Center
Nassau Radiologic Group
Nassau University Medical Center
New York Cardiovascular Associates
North Shore LIJ Imaging
North Shore LIJ at New Hyde Park
North Shore LIJ at Plainview
North Shore LIJ at Syosset
North Shore University Hospital
Smithtown Vascular Laboratories
St. Charles Hospital
St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center
University Hospital at Stony Brook
Winthrop University Hospital
Western Suffolk BOCES wants all students to succeed in the School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. To earn a certificate of completion, BOCES has established the following criteria for both attendance and academic progress that students must meet in the School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
The instructional staff includes medical, sonographic, nursing and academic faculty.
Dr. Mark Williams, MD, Medical Director
John Thomas, MS, BS.Ed, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, RT
Padmini Arora, MS, B.Ed, RDCS, RVT, RDMS
Kerri Clements, RDMS, RVT
Sallie-Jo Grabau, RMDS, RDCS, RVT, RDMS
Gina Griffin, RDCS, RDMS
Pat Gillen, RN
Rosemary Nagler, RN, BS, MSNed, Assistant Principal
Cheryl Bruckner, Bursar, 631/667-6000 x343
Diana Lang, Financial Aid, 631/261-3600 x214
Other BOCES Services
Student counseling through the Career Center.
Classes are available to help students prepare for the Pre-Entrance Examination.