UConn Med Students First to Learn with New Handheld Ultrasound

UConn medical students practice using the Butterfly iQ, a whole body ultrasound that fits inside a pocket. The medical school is the first to incorporate this new technology into its curriculum.
UConn medical students practice using the Butterfly iQ, a whole body ultrasound that fits inside a pocket. The medical school is the first to incorporate this new technology into its curriculum.

The UConn School of Medicine is the first to receive and include in its curriculum a new portable ultrasound device that is expected to revolutionize the industry. The Butterfly iQ, developed in Guilford, plugs into a smartphone and is the world’s only handheld whole body scanner.  It promises to be as indispensable to physicians as their stethoscopes have been. Watch the video to see how it works.