Our research

Publications (peer-reviewed; MUSE staff in bold)

1.    Steinmetz, P., Oleskevich, S., Dyachenko, A., McCusker, J., Lewis, J. (2018) Accuracy of medical students to detect pleural effusion using lung ultrasound as an adjunct to the physical exam. J Ultrasound Med 37:2545-2552.

2.     Le, C.-K., Lewis, J., Steinmetz, P., Dyachenko, A., Oleskevich, S. (2018) The use of ultrasound simulators to consolidate scanning skills in medical students: A randomized controlled trial. J Ultrasound Med (DOI: 10.1002/jum.14805).

3.    Micks, T. Braganza, D., Peng, S., McCarthy, P., Sue, K., Doran, P. Hall, J., Holman, H., O'Keefe, D., Rogers, P., Steinmetz, P. (2018) Canadian national survey of point-of-care ultrasound training in family medicine residency programs. Can Fam Phys 64(10):e462-e467.

4.    Steinmetz, P., Oleskevich, S. (2016) Family medicine ultrasound (FAMUS): indications, accuracy, and cost-effectiveness. J Fam Pract 65(8):517-523.

5.    Steinmetz, P., Oleskevich, S., Lewis, J. (2016) Acquisition and long-term retention of bedside ultrasound skills in first year medical students. J Ultrasound Med 35:1967-1975.

6.    Steinmetz, P., Dobrescu*, O., Oleskevich, S., Lewis, J. (2016) Bedside ultrasound education in Canadian medical schools: A national survey. Can Med Educ J 7(1):e78-e86.

7.    Brisson, A.M*Steinmetz, P., Oleskevich, S., Lewis, J., Reid, A. (2015) A comparison of telemedicine teaching to in-person teaching for the acquisition of an ultrasound skill - a pilot project. J Telemed Telecare 21(4):235-239.


1.     Steinmetz, P. (2019) Échographie Ciblée – Niveau 1-Deuxième édition (textbook), Montreal: A-line Press, pp198.

2.    Steinmetz, P. (2018) Bedside Ultrasound – Level 1-Second Edition (textbook), Montreal: A-line Press, pp196.

3.    Steinmetz, P. (2015) Échographie Ciblée – Niveau 1-Première édition (textbook), Montreal: A-line Press, pp166.

4.    Steinmetz, P. (2015) Échographie Ciblée – Niveau 1-Première édition (iBook), Montreal: A-line Press, pp187.

5.    Steinmetz, P. (2013) Bedside Ultrasound – Level -First Edition (textbook), Montreal: A-line Press, pp166.

6.    Steinmetz, P. (2013) Bedside Ultrasound – Level 1-First Edition (iBook), Montreal: A-line Press, pp185.

7.    Steinmetz, P., Rola, P. (2010) Case Studies in Bedside Ultrasound, CS Press, Montreal, pp108.