Advanced Ultrasound in Diagnosis and Therapy ›› 2023, Vol. 7 ›› Issue (2): 197-203.doi: 10.37015/AUDT.2023.230022

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Development of 5G-based Remote Ultrasound Education: Current Status and Future Trends

Jiaojiao Ma, MDa,b, Xinying Jia, MDa, Guanghan Li, MDa, Dandan Guo, MDa, Xuehua Xi, MDa, Tongtong Zhou, MDa, Ji-Bin Liu, MDc, Bo Zhang, MDa,b,d,*()   

  1. a Department of Ultrasound, China-Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing, China
    b National Center for Respiratory Medicine, National Clinical Research Center for Respiratory Diseases, Institute of Respiratory Medicine of Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
    c Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA
    d Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
  • Received:2023-04-02 Revised:2023-04-12 Accepted:2023-04-22 Online:2023-06-30 Published:2023-04-27
  • Contact: Bo Zhang, MD,


The rapid advancement of 5G technology has opened new possibilities for remote ultrasound education, offering the potential to enhance training, real-time consultation, and quality control for primary ultrasound doctors. The 5G remote ultrasound education has the potential to revolutionize the way primary ultrasound doctors are trained and supported, ultimately leading to improved patient care and outcomes. By understanding the current status and development trends of this cutting-edge educational approach, the medical community can better prepare for and contribute to its ongoing evolution. Looking towards the future, the development trends in 5G remote ultrasound education are expected to revolve around continuous improvement and innovation in educational methods and technologies. This includes the exploration of artificial intelligence and machine learning applications, the expansion of telemedicine and telementoring programs, and the development of personalized learning plans tailored to individual learners' needs. This article aims to offer an overview of the current status and applications of 5G remote ultrasound education, including the development of theoretical courses and network construction within our institutes, and to discuss future trends in this field.

Key words: 5G; Remote ultrasound education; Ultrasound training; Telemedicine