Aim and Scope

The official journal of the Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine, Australasian Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine sets international standards of practice for the Asia-Pacific region and beyond.

The purpose of AJUM is to advance the discipline of diagnostic and therapeutic medical ultrasound to support the highest possible standards of patient care. AJUM aims to be the leading journal covering the best practical applications of ultrasound in clinical practice. Educational, instructive and informative, AJUM is relevant to any field of medicine using medical ultrasound.

AJUM publishes peer-reviewed, cutting-edge articles on current issues in medical ultrasound, encompassing all medical and allied health disciplines. AJUM also considers innovative articles incorporating imaging modalities which complement ultrasound diagnosis and therapies.

History and Submission Information 

Originally published as the Ultrasound Bulletin since February 1998, the journal was renamed to the Australasian Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine (AJUM) in February 2009.

AJUM is published by Wiley and can be accessed online via the Wiley Online Library. Authors must refer to the Author Guidelines prior to submission.

To submit a manuscript to AJUM for consideration, please click here.

Authors affiliated with institutions in Australia and New Zealand that are participating in the CAUL (Council of Australian University Librarians) agreement with Wiley (AJUM publisher) may publish open access in AJUM with no transactional Article Publication Charge (APC). Visit Wiley Author Services to see if you qualify and for guidance on how to take advantage of this opportunity.


AJUM accepts manuscripts in a diverse range of ultrasound disciplines, including but not limited to:

Abdominal, Chest & Lung Emergency Medicine Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Breast & Thyroid Head & Neck Paediatric Ultrasound
Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Interventional Ultrasound POCUS
Echocardiography Musculoskeletal Safety & Education
Elastography Neurosonography Vascular & Small parts


AJUM; ASUM; ultrasound; diagnostic ultrasound; medical ultrasound; ultrasound proficiency; sonography; diagnostic sonography; diagnostic therapy; transducers;

Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • Academic Search Alumni Edition (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Complete (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Elite (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Ultimate (EBSCO Publishing)
  • TOC Premier (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Embase (Elsevier)
  • PubMed via PMC, 2009-2015 (NLM)
  • Google Scholar
  • Sociedad Iberoamericana de Información Cientifica

Online Access to Journal Issues

Access to all issues from 2009 is available via the AJUM Website. On the AJUM website there is a link to Subscribe to this journal. Please note, the fees are in USD, therefore it is more cost effective to join as an ASUM member. ASUM membership includes full access to the AJUM journal and for a nominal charge you can receive a hardcopy each quarter.

Access AJUM via the Wiley app in 3 quick steps;

  1. Download the ‘Wiley Online Library’ from the app store.
  2. Open the app, navigate to ‘Settings’ and then ‘Accounts’. Choose ‘Society Login’.
  3. You will then be prompted to search for your society (the Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine). Log in to the app using your membership details and password. Click ‘Add Account’
  4. Click on the ‘Journals’ icon at the bottom of the screen. You can then search for and ‘favourite’ your journal/s by clicking on the little star next to each publication.

Advertising Information

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