Patricia Henwood, MD

Patricia Henwood, MD is the associate chief of the Division of Emergency Ultrasound and Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Director in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA.  She is also the president and co-founder of Point-of-care Ultrasound in Resource-limited Environments (PURE), a non-profit organization focused on ultrasound education and research in the developing world. Dr. Henwood has developed and led ultrasound training programs in Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, and Liberia. She has also contributed to the development of ultrasound training programs in Colombia, Kenya, and Haiti. Dr. Henwood focuses on emergency ultrasound education with a research focus on the role of ultrasound in global health and humanitarian settings. Dr. Henwood is the co-chair of the American College of Emergency Physicians Global Health Ultrasound Subcommittee and International Advisor to the Ultrasound Committee of the African Federation of Emergency Medicine.