The American Society of Echocardiography is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ASE recognizes courses as supplements to formal training in an established echocardiographic laboratory. For more information about a course, please call the number listed. To list a course in the Continuing Education and Meeting Calendar, send the date(s), title, location, sponsor, course director(s), and contact information to ASE, Attn: Cheryl Williams, 2100 Gateway Centre Boulevard, Suite 310, Morrisville, NC 27560; Tel: 919-861-5574 x7160; E-mail: email@example.com .
Ongoing courses, preceptorships, accredited programs and schools will be listed only once a year. Please refer to the ASE Web site, www.asecho.org , for a complete listing of course offerings.
January 23–27, 2012. 22 nd Annual Echo Hawaii Featuring CONCERTO 2012 “Integrating Echocardiography in Medicine.” Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, Kohala Coast, Big Island, HI. Jointly sponsored by ASE and the ASE Foundation. Course Chair: James D. Thomas, MD, FASE. Contact: Lindsay Mooring. Tel: 919-297-7158; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: www.asecho.org/education .
February 2–3, 2012. Structural Heart Intervention and Imaging 2012: A Practical Approach . San Diego Marriott La Jolla, La Jolla, CA. Co-sponsored by Scripps Health and ASE. Course Directors: David S. Rubenson, MD, FACC, FASE and Matthew J. Price, MD, FACC, FSCAI. Contact: Scripps Conference Services & CME. Tel: 858-652-5400; Fax: 858-652-5565; E-mail: Med.Edu@scrippshealth.org ; Web site: www.scripps.org/events/structural-heart-intervention-and-imaging-2012-a-practical-approach .
February 6–11, 2012. 15 th Annual Comprehensive Review & Update of Perioperative Echo . Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, San Diego, CA. Sponsored by SCA in partnership with ASE. Program Directors: Katherine P. Grichnik, MD, FASE; Douglas Shook, MD; Nikolaos J. Skubas, MD, FASE; Madhav Swaminathan, MD, FASE; and Christopher Troianos, MD. Contact: SCA. Tel: 804-282-0084; Fax: 804-282-0090: E-mail: email@example.com ; Web site: www.scahq.org/sca3/events/2012/echo .
February 11–15, 2012. 25 th Annual State-of-the-Art Echocardiography . Montelucia, Scottsdale, AZ. Jointly sponsored by ASE and the ASE Foundation. Course Chairs: Bijoy K. Khandheria, MD, FASE and Roberto M. Lang, MD, FASE. A Learning Lab will be held from February 11-12, 2012. Contact: Deidre Lewis. Tel: 919-297-7171; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: SOTA@asecho.org ; Web site: www.asecho.org/education .
February 22–25, 2012. 15 th Diastology and New Echo Technologies Summit. Harbor Beach Marriott, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Summit Director: Allan L. Klein, MD, FASE. Co-sponsored by ASE and Cleveland Clinic. Contact: Cleveland Clinic Education Foundation. Tel: 800-238-6750; Fax: 216-448-0783; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: www.ccfcme.org/echo12 .
February 24–26, 2012. International Congress of Cardiology (ICC) 2012. Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong. Organized by the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Endorsed by ASE. Organizing Committee: Prof. Cheuk-man Yu; Prof. Bryan Yan; Prof. Yat-yin Lam; and Mani Vannan, MBBS, FASE. Contact: Congress Secretariat. Tel: 852-2294-4468; Fax: 852-2294-4489; E-mail: email@example.com ; Web site: www.icc-hongkong.com .
April 19–21, 2012. 3 rd Multimodality Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging Symposium, Natcher Center on the National Institutes of Health Campus, Bethesda, MD. Hosted by SNM. Co-sponsored by ASE, World Molecular Imaging Society, Bioscan and RSNA. Program Chair: Albert Sinusas, MD. Contact: Erin Lyons. Tel: 703-652-6789; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: www.snm.org/cvmi2012 .
April 22–24, 2012. 2012 ASCeXAM/ReASCE Review Course . Marriott Copley Place, Boston, MA. Jointly sponsored by ASE and the ASE Foundation. Course Chair: Gerard P. Aurigemma, MD, FASE. Contact: Lindsay Mooring. Tel: 919-297-7158; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: email@example.com ; Web site: www.asecho.org/education .
May 2–4, 2012. 14 th Annual Echocardiography Conference: State-of-the-Art 2012 . The Roosevelt Hotel, New York, NY. Co-sponsored by Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and ASE. Course Director: Rebecca Hahn, MD, FASE. Contact: Columbia University. Tel: 212-305-3334; Fax: 212-781-6047; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: columbiacme.org .
May 5, 2012. 2012 Chicago Sonographer Update . McDonald’s Hamburger University/Hyatt Lodge, Oak Brook, IL. This program is supported by Children’s Memorial Hospital (becoming Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago in June 2012) and sponsored by ASE. Course Directors: Luciana Young, MD, FASE and Kaliope Berdusis, MBA, RDCS, FASE. Contact: Lindsay Mooring. Tel: 919-297-7158; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: SonoUpdate@asecho.org ; Web site: www.asecho.org/education .
June 30–July 3, 2012. ASE 23 rd Annual Scientific Sessions – Cardiovascular Imaging: A Disease and a Patient-Based Approach. Jointly sponsored by ASE and the ASE Foundation. Course Chair: Sherif F. Nagueh, MD, FASE. Contact: ASE. Tel: 919-861-5574; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: email@example.com ; Web site: www.asescientificsessions.org .
August 10–12, 2012. ECHONAGPUR 2012. Nagpur, India. Organized by Nagpur Echo Summit and CSI Vidharbha Chapter, Nagpur. Endorsed by ASE. Course Director: Shantanu Sengupta, MD, FASE. Contact: Event Manager. Tel: +91 9923190925; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: www.echonagpur.com .
October 6–10, 2012. Echo Florida . Disney’s Contemporary, Buena Vista, FL. Jointly sponsored by ASE and the ASE Foundation. Course Chair: Michael H. Picard, MD, FASE. Contact: Deidre Lewis. Tel: 919-297-7171; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: email@example.com ; Web site: www.asecho.org/education .
October 25–27, 2013. Second Echocardiography Societies World Summit . New Delhi, India. Sponsored by ASE. Course Chair: J.C. Mohan, MD and Partho P. Sengupta, MD, MBBS, DM, FASE. Contact: Rhonda Price. Tel: 919-297-7159; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: www.asecho.org/worldsummit .