Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

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Shadow Experiences

General Information

Job shadowing is required prior to application to the sonography program.

Applicants must document shadowing experience. Documentation should include the name of the facility where the shadowing occurred, total number of hours and be signed by the sonographer who provided the shadowing experience.

Shadow candidates must be 18 years of age or older.

Available times

Shadowing experience is conducted weekdays between the hours of 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Shadowing will not be scheduled on weekends or Holidays.

Applicants should have dates and times in mind prior to calling to set up their appointment

Scheduling an appointment

Contact one of the following program faculty:

  • Matt Ryan 414-747-4358
  • Denise Simeth 414-747-4344

Day of the shadow experience

Candidates must bring a valid photo ID to the scheduled appointment. Candidates will be interacting with our patients during the shadow experience. Therefore it is important for the candidate to appear clean and neat as well as dress professionally.

The following attire is recommended:

  • Dress pants
  • Appropriate shirt or top
  • Leather shoes that fully enclose the foot

The following attire is not allowed:

  • Blue jeans
  • Cropped/tank tops
  • Shirts or tops with writing, messages, or advertisements
  • Open toed shoes or sandals