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.
August 19–21, 2011. Echo Nagpur 2011. Nagpur, India. Organized by Nagpur Echo Summit and Cardilogical Society of India Vidharbha Chapter. Endorsed by ASE. Course Director: Shantanu Sengupta, MD, FASE. Contact: Echo Nagpur. Tel: +91-9823570925; Web site: www.echonagpur.com .
August 27–28, 2011. Sonographer Registry Review . Hilton Portland and Executive Towers, Portland, OR. Sponsored by ASE. Course Chair: Michelle Bierig, MPH, RDCS, FASE. Contact: Deidre Lewis. Tel: 919-297-7171; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: www.asecho.org/education .
September 11, 2011. Multi-Modality Imaging Symposium. Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO. Co-sponsored by ASE, SCMR, ASNC, and SCCT. Course Chairs: Roberto Lang, MD, FASE; Stephan Achenbach, MD; James Arrighi; and Victor Ferrari, MD, FASE. Contact: Kaitlin Prosser; E-mail: KProsser@asnc.org ; Web site: www.asnc.org .
September 17, 2011. ASE 2011 Vascular Imaging Symposium. The Hub Cira Centre, Philadelphia, PA. Sponsored by ASE through an educational partnership with the Society for Vascular Medicine. Course Chairs: Emile R. Mohler, III, MD, FASE and Jeffrey Olin, DO. Contact: Lindsay Mooring. Tel: 919-297-7158; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: email@example.com ; Web site: www.asecho.org/education .
September 22-25, 2011. 6th Annual The Beat Goes On. JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes, Orlando, FL. Co-sponsored by ASE and Wake Forest School of Medicine in collaboration with Aurora Health Care. Course Directors: Pamela R. Burgess, RDCS, RDMS, RVT, FASE; Bijoy K. Khandheria, MD, FASE; Frederick W. Kremkau, PhD, FAIUM; Timothy E. Paterick, MD; and Vinay Thohan, MD, FASE. Contact: Program for Medical Ultrasound. Tel: 336-716-4505; Fax: 336-716-2447; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: www.wakehealth.edu/ultrasound .
September 30–October 2, 2011. Cardiology Update 2011: A Weekend Review at Lake Geneva. Grand Geneva, Lake Geneva, WI. Co-sponsored by Aurora Health Care and ASE. Course Directors: A Jamil Tajik, MD; Bijoy Khandheria, MD, FASE; Tanvir Bajwa, MD; and Masood Akhtar, MD. Contact: Aurora Health Care. Tel: 414-448-1109; Web site: www.aurora.org/cmeactivities .
October 13–15, 2011. Heart Valve Summit 2011: Medical, Surgical and Interventional Decision Making. JW Marriott, Chicago, IL. Co-sponsored by AATS, ACCF and ASE. Course Directors: David Adams, MD; Steven Bolling, MD; Robert Bonow, MD; and Howard Herrmann, MD. Contact: Amy Doucette, CMP. Tel: 978-927-8330; E-mail: email@example.com ; Web site: www.aats.org/valve .
October 22–23, 2011. Echo Milwaukee: Pyramid of Success – From M-Mode to Myocardial Mechanics. Radisson Hotel Milwaukee West, Milwaukee, WI. Co-sponsored by Aurora Health Care and ASE. Course Directors: Timothy E. Paterick, MD; Bijoy K. Khandheria, MD, FASE; Roberto Lang, MD, FASE; James Seward, MD, FASE; and A. Jamil Tajik, MD. Contact: Laurel Landis. Tel: 414-219-7684; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: www.Aurora.org/echomilwaukee .
October 22–24, 2011. Echo Northwestern 2011: Innovations & Applications of Echocardiographic Techniques in Clinical Practice. Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL. Co-sponsored by Northwestern University and ASE. Course Directors: Kameswari Maganti, MD, FASE; Issam Mikati, MD, FASE; David Mehlman, MD, FASE; and Vera Rigolin, MD, FASE. Contact: Northwestern University. Tel: 312-503-8533; Web site: www.cme.northwestern.edu/conferences .
October 22-24, 2011. 10th Annual Echo New York Symposium. Crowne Plaza Times Square Hotel, New York, NY. Sponsored by St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals, Division of Cardiology. Course Director: Farooq A. Chaudhry, MD, FASE. Contact: Annette Roman. Tel: 212-523-2138; Fax: 212-523-2074; E-mail: email@example.com ; Web site: www.chpnet.org/cme .
October 28-30, 2011. 2nd Annual Multi-Modality Cardiovascular Imaging for the Clinician. Hotel ZaZa, Houston, TX. Co-sponsored by the Methodist Hospital System, ACCF and ASE. Course Director: William A. Zoghbi, MD, FASE. Contact: Office of CME. Tel: 713-441-4971; Fax: 713-441-0589; Web site: www.methodisthealth.com/cvimaging .
November 10-14, 2011. ePIC: Excellence in the Practice of Cardiovascular Ultrasound. Marriott Del Coronado, San Diego, CA. Jointly sponsored by ASE and MedMeetingsEtc., Ltd. in collaboration with Aurora Health Care and the University of California, San Diego. Course Directors: Mani A. Vannan, MBBS; Bijoy K. Khandheria, MD, FASE; and Anthony N. DeMaria, MD, FASE. Contact: MedMeetingsEtc., Ltd. Tel: 414-649-5616; Fax: 414-385-7158; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: www.asecho.org .
December 4, 2011. Non-Invasive Imaging and Sudden Cardiac Death: Focus on Coronary Anomalies and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY. Jointly sponsored by Mount Sinai School of Medicine and New York Pediatric Echo Society. Co-sponsored by ASE. Course Directors: Shubhika Srivastava, MBBS, FASE and Colin K.L. Phoon, MD, FASE. Contact: Alfie Truchan. Tel: 212-731-7950; Fax: 212-731-7950; E-mail: Alfie.email@example.com ; Web site: www.mssm.edu/cme/courses/coronary .
January 23–27, 2012. 22nd Annual Echo Hawaii “Integrating Echocardiography in Medicine” Featuring CONCERTO 2012. Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, Kohala Coast, Big Island, HI. Sponsored by ASE. 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 11–15, 2012. 25 th Annual State-of-the-Art Echocardiography . InterContinental Montelucia, Scottsdale, AZ. Sponsored by ASE. Course Chairs: Bijoy K. Khandheria, MD, FASE and Roberto M. Lang, MD, FASE. A special preconference workshop will be held from February 11-12, 2012. Contact: Deidre Lewis. Tel: 919-297-7171; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: email@example.com ; Web site: www.asecho.org/education .
April 22–24, 2012. 2012 ASCeXAM/ReASCE Review Course . Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, MA. Sponsored by ASE. Contact: Lindsay Mooring. Tel: 919-297-7158; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: www.asecho.org/education .
June 30–July 3, 2012. ASE 23 rd Annual Scientific Sessions. Sponsored by ASE. Course Chair: Sherif F. Nagueh, MD, FASE. Contact: ASE. Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: email@example.com ; Web site: www.asescientificsessions.org .