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: firstname.lastname@example.org .
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.
April 1–2, 2011. 17 th Annual Pediatric Echocardiography Conference: Segmental Approach to Evaluation of Congenital Heart Disease for the Adult Sonographer. Westin Atlanta North, Atlanta, GA. Co-sponsored by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and ASE. Course directors: Derek A. Fyfe, MD, FASE; Eric Ferguson, MD; and Jennifer Brown, MD. Contact: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Tel: 404-785-7833; Fax: 404-785-7817; Web site: www.choa.org/cme .
April 2, 2011. e 3 2011—Essential Echocardiography with Experts: Focus on Adult Congenital Heart Disease. Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA. Sponsored by ASE. Program Chair: Mani A. Vannan, MBBS. Contact: Lindsay Coble. Tel: 919-297-7158; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: email@example.com ; Web site: www.asecho.org .
April 28–May 1, 2011. 8th Annual Team Echocardiography ® : The Heart of Cardiovascular Medicine. The Westin, Hilton Head Island, SC. Co-sponsored by ASE and Wake Forest University School of Medicine in collaboration with Aurora Health Care. Course directors: Bijoy K. Khandheria, MD, FASE; Pamela R. Burgess, BS, RDCS, RDMS, RVT, FASE; Frederick W. Kremkau, PhD; and Roger L. Click, MD, PhD. Contact: Wake Forest University Health Sciences. Tel: 336-716-4505; Fax: 336-716-2447; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: www.wfubmc.edu/ultrasound .
April 30, 2011. 8 th Annual ASE Chicago Sonographer Update: Adult Congenital Heart Disease Series: An Echo, Surgical and Pathology Review. The Hyatt Lodge at McDonald’s Campus, Oakbrook, IL. Sponsored by ASE. Course Directors: Luciana Young, MD, FASE and Kaliope Berdusis, MBA, RDCS, FASE. Contact: Amber Buff. Tel: 919-297-7157; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: email@example.com ; Web site: www.asecho.org .
May 4–6, 2011. 13th Annual Echocardiography Conference: State-of-the-Art 2011 . 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 CME. Tel: 212-305-3334; Fax: 212-781-6047; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: www.columbiacme.org .
May 5–7, 2011. 33 rd Annual Recent Advances in Clinical Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT: Featuring Case Review with the Experts. The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC. Co-sponsored by ACCF and ASE. Course Directors: Daniel S. Berman, MD; Guido Germano, PhD; and Jamshid Maddahi, MD. Contact: American College of Cardiology Foundation. E-mail: email@example.com ; Web site: www.cardiosource.org/nuclearcard .
May 18–22, 2011. Sights and Sounds of Echocardiography in the Heart of the Big Apple. New York Marriott Marquis, New York, NY. Jointly sponsored by ASE and MedMeetingsEtc, Ltd. and held in cooperation with Aurora Health Care and Lenox Hill Hospital. Course Directors: Bijoy K. Khandheria, MD, FASE; Itzhak Kronzon, MD, FASE; Roberto Lang, MD, FASE; and Natesa G. Pandian, MD. Contact: MedMeetingsEtc., Ltd. Tel: 414-385-7160; Fax: 414-385-7157; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: medmeetingsetc.org .
May 22–24, 2011. 2011 ASCeXAM/ReASCE Review Course. Omni at CNN Center, Atlanta, GA. Sponsored by ASE. Program Chair: Gerard P. Aurigemma, MD, FASE. Contact: Amber Buff. Tel: 919-297-7157; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: email@example.com ; Web site: www.asecho.org/education .
June 11–14, 2011. ASE 22 nd Annual Scientific Sessions: The Patient and the Image: The Role of Cardiovascular Ultrasound in Clinical Decision Making. Palais des Congres de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Sponsored by ASE. Program Chair: Susan E. Wiegers, MD, FASE. Contact: ASE. Tel: 919-861-5574; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: www.asescientificsessions.org .
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. Contact: Kimberly Ray. E-mail: email@example.com ; 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: firstname.lastname@example.org ; 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 Director: Michelle Bierig, MPH, RDCS, FASE. Contact: Amber Buff. Tel: 919-297-7157; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: email@example.com ; Web site: www.asecho.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 Directors: Emile R. Mohler, III, MD, FASE and Jeffrey Olin, DO. Contact: Lindsay Coble. Tel: 919-297-7158; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: www.asecho.org .
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 .