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.
July 24–27, 2011. PICS & AICS 2011 . Westin Boston Waterfront, Boston, MA. Co-sponsored by ASE and the PICS Foundation in collaboration with the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions and Rush Center for Congenital & Structural Heart Disease. Course Director: Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD, MPH. Contact: Kimberly Ray. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: www.picsymposium.com .
July 28–30, 2011. First Echocardiography Societies World Summit . Hotel NH, Buenos Aires, Argentina. A collaborative effort by the American Society of Echocardiography, European Association of Echocardiography, Echocardiography Association of the InterAmerican Society of Cardiology in conjunction with the Council of Echocardiography of the Argentinian Society of Cardiology, Japanese Society of Echocardiography, Indian Academy of Echocardiology, Korean Society of Echocardiography and the Chinese Echocardiography Working Group, in cooperation with the Chinese Medical Association. Contact: Rhonda Price. Tel: 919-297-7159; Fax: 919-882-990; E-mail: email@example.com ; Web site: www.ecosiac.org .
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: Amber Buff. Tel: 919-297-7157; 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 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: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: www.aats.org/valve .
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 .
January 23–27, 2012. 22 nd Annual Echo Hawaii 2012 . Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, Kohala Coast, Big Island, HI. Sponsored by ASE. Program Chair: James D. Thomas, MD. Contact: Lindsay Mooring. Tel: 919-297-7158; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: email@example.com ; Web site: www.asecho.org/education .
February 11–15, 2012. 25 th Annual State-of-the-Art Echocardiography . InterContinental Montelucia, Scottsdale, AZ. Sponsored by ASE. Program 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: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: www.asecho.org/education .