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:
Cohen Children’s Center for Specialty Care
Eastern Long Island Hospital
Good Samaritan Hospital
Long Island Community Hospital
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Long Island Jewish Valley Stream
Mercy Medical Center
Northwell Health Imaging
Northwell Health Great South Bay
NYU Langone Radiology- NRAD
South Nassau Communities Hospital
St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center
St. Charles Hospital
St. Joseph Hospital
Stony Brook Southampton Hospital
Stony Brook Imaging Center
University Hospital at Stony Brook
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island
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. Moses Williams, MD Medical Director
Padmini Arora, MS, BSEd, RDMS, RVT, RDCS, RMSKS Program Director
Kerri Clements, RDMS, RVT, RDCS Clinical Coordinator
Melissa Alvarez-Motto, RDMS, RVT
Karen Bitetto, RDCS
Ruth Friedman, RDMS, RDCS, RVT
Rory Incagliato, RDMS, RVT
Heather Miles, RDMS, RDCS
Jamie Noll, RDMS, RVT
Dr. Stephanie Engelmann, Principal
Dr. Kristen Klein, Supervisor Adult and Secondary Programs
Donna Cassano, Bursar, 631/261-3600 x314
Cheryl Bruckner, 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.