Announcements

Announcements

  • January Sonographer Volunteer of the Month- Neha Soni-Patel

    The January Sonographer Volunteer of the Month is Neha Soni-Patel, BS, RDCS, FASE from Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital.

  • ASE Proud to Announce the Launch of a New Case Reports Journal – CASE

    You asked for a case reports journal for cardiovascular imaging, and we listened. CASE, an online, open-access, case reports journal was launched this week. ASE leadership recognized the importance of producing a journal to meet the needs of the medical community by providing timely, practical information on the challenges that face clinicians daily in delivering optimum patient care through efficient and effective diagnostic testing.

    Submissions are now being accepted, with the first issue planned for early 2017. The fees associated with accepted papers are $550 for ASE members which is deeply discounted from the $800 fee for nonmembers.

  • Call for Officers and Board Nominations is Now Open

    ASE is seeking the best and the brightest members to move forward the mission and goals of the Society. Now is your opportunity to become a leader in ASE. If you are an active member and meet the criteria outlined on the nominations page, ask a friend or colleague to submit a nomination on your behalf. All positions are open to any member specialty (physician, sonographer, anesthesiologist, etc.)

    The process is easy. Candidates need to have one letter of nomination, up to three letters of support from active members that outline the candidate’s leadership abilities, a current CV, a 1-2 page personal vision statement, completion of a brief online self-assessment survey, and a completed conflict of interest/disclosure form.

    The deadline for submission of nominations is Friday, October 21, 2016.

  • Vote for Your Favorite Echo Images Today

    Thank you to everyone who submitted images for the ASE 2017 Image Calendar Competition. Now it is time to vote for your favorite images to be featured in a colorful, 12-month calendar. Submission is still open, but voting has begun. Help your friends and colleagues win by voting today. The last date to vote is September 16.

    To vote for your favorite echo images:

    1. Browse the images uploaded in the ASE 2017 Calendar Contest Image Library.
    2. Under the “Statistics” on the right, select “Actions,” then select “Add to Favorites”
    3. Designate “Favorite” for as many images as you would like.

    If you have any questions, please contact ASE at acooper@asecho.org.

  • Submit Your Images for the 2017 Image Calendar Contest by August 12

    ASE is excited to announce that the Image Calendar Competition is back for 2017! The image competition winners will be featured in a colorful, 12-month calendar that will be given to all members who renew by December 31, 2016. The deadline for image submission is Friday, August 12 to allow voting to begin on August 16. Voting closes Friday, September 16.

    To upload your images, head to the ASE 2017 Calendar Contest Library on Connect@ASE:
    1. Login to Connect@ASE using your username (email address) and password.
    2. Using the top navigation, scroll to Libraries.
    3. Click on Image Library.
    4. Click on the folder called ASE 2017 Calendar Contest.
    5. Click "new" under Folder Contents on the right hand side of the menu and upload your image. Image files need to be no larger than 30 MB.
    6. You are able to upload as many images as you would like.

  • Call for Applications for JASE Editor-in-Chief

    When the clock strikes midnight on December 31, 2017, the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE) Editor-in-Chief Alan S. Pearlman, MD, FASE is retiring. Dr. Pearlman will have completed 10 years in this position - producing a monthly publication that elicits cutting-edge echocardiography research from every nook and cranny of the planet! The search is underway for the exceptional person who will take on leading JASE's editorial efforts. Applications are due July 1, 2016. The successful candidate will begin working closely with Dr. Pearlman on July 15, 2017 to ensure a smooth transition. Please direct any questions to Deborah R. Meyer, JASE Managing Editor at dmeyer@asecho.org.

  • Nominate a colleague to be a Choosing Wisely Champion

    The Choosing Wisely campaign, in partnership with the ABIM Foundation and ASE is recognizing outstanding clinicians who are working to avoid wasteful or unnecessary medical tests, treatments and procedures.

  • Proposed Changes to IAC Adult Echocardiography Standards Now Open for Public Comment

    In keeping with the IAC's continued commitment to streamlining and simplifying the accreditation process, we are pleased to announce that the public now has the opportunity to comment on proposed changes to the IAC Standards and Guidelines for Adult Echocardiography Accreditation.

    The Standards are reviewed periodically by the IAC Echocardiography Board of Directors and revised as needed. As a component to the accreditation process, proposed Standards that have been approved by the Board of Directors are then posted to the IAC website for a 60-day public comment period. These proposed Standards include changes to the current Standards, the removal of current Standards and/or the addition of new Standards.

    Beginning April 1st, 2016, the public may visit the IAC website to comment on any of the proposed Standards until June 1st, 2016. In order to provide comments, the IAC Comment Form must be completed and submitted electronically by the provided deadline.

  • Register and Position Yourself to Pass the Echo Exam

    The ASCeXAM/ReASCE Review Course has been specifically designed by ASE as a preparatory course for the National Board of Echocardiography, Inc.™ ASCeXAM® and ReASCE® examinations. The expert faculty will emphasize illustrative cases and will use case studies, lectures, and interactive sessions to cover all aspects of cardiovascular ultrasound that are essential to these exams. To enhance the learning experience, an audience response system and the question and answer sessions will facilitate faculty interaction and self-guided learning. Please plan to join us at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel April 16-19, 2016 for this intensive review course. Learn one-on-one from the experts.