The American Society of Echocardiography 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 Website, www.asecho.org , for a complete listing of course offerings.
March 11 – 13, 2010. Florida Valve 2010: Emerging Valvular & Endovascular Therapies for the Surgeon and Cardiologist. Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes, Orlando, FL. Jointly sponsored by ASE and the Tampa Bay Heart Foundation. Course directors: Vinay Badhwar, MD and Randolph P. Martin, MD, FASE. Contact: Tampa Bay Heart Foundation-Florida Valve Team. Tel: 727-522-9379; Fax: 727-522-9386; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Website: www.FloridaValveSymposium.com .
March 13, 2010. E3 2010: Essential Echocardiography with Experts: Integrated Imaging of Cardiovascular Interventions. Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA. Sponsored by ASE. Course directors: Roberto M. Lang, MD, FASE and Mani A. Vannan, MBBS. Contact: Joy Traynor. Tel: 919-297-7162; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: email@example.com ; Website: www.asecho.org .
March 26 – 27, 2010. ASE Foundation Learning Lab – Fundamentals in Echocardiography: A Road to Comprehensive Quantification using ASE Guidelines. ASE Foundation Learning Lab, Research Triangle Park, NC. Jointly sponsored by ASE and the ASE Foundation. Course directors: Roberto M. Lang, MD, FASE and Bijoy K. Khandheria, MD, FASE. The ASE Foundation Learning Lab facilitates small-group, hands-on learning opportunities in a state-of-the art computer classroom facility. Learning Lab courses are limited to 40 participants to ensure one-on-one interaction with faculty and hands-on training at an individual desktop computer system. Contact: ASE Foundation Learning Lab. Tel: 919-861-5574; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Website: www.asefoundation.org .
April 16 – 17, 2010. 16 th Annual Pediatric Echocardiography Conference. Westin Atlanta North, Atlanta, GA. Co-sponsored by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and ASE. Course directors: Derek A. Fyfe, MD, FASE; C. Wesley Lindsey, MD; and Jennifer Brown, MD. Contact: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Tel: 404-785-5198; Fax: 404-785-7673; Website: www.choa.org/cme .
April 22 – 25, 2010. 7th 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 Mayo Clinic. 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: email@example.com ; Website: www.wfubmc.edu/ultrasound .
April 24, 2010. ASE 2010 Chicago Sonographer Update: Pre- and Post-Operative Congenital Heart Disease Pathology and Echocardiography Review. The Hyatt Lodge at McDonald’s Campus, Oak Brook, IL. Sponsored by ASE. Course directors: Luciana Young, MD, FASE and Kailope Berdusis, MBA, RDCS, FASE. Contact: Amber Buff. Tel: 919-297-7157; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Website: www.asecho.org .
April 28 – 30, 2010. 12th Annual Echocardiography Conference: State-of-the-Art 2010. 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: email@example.com ; Website: www.columbiacme.org .
May 6 – 8, 2010. 32 nd Annual Recent Advances in Clinical Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT. Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC. Co-sponsored by ACCF and ASE. Course directors: Daniel Berman, MD; Guido Germano, PhD, MBA; and Jamshid Maddahi, MD. Contact: American College of Cardiology Foundation. Tel: 800-253-4636; Fax: 202-375-7000; Website: www.acc.org/nuclearcard .
June 12 – 15, 2010. ASE 21 st Annual Scientific Sessions: Practical Applications of Cardiovascular Ultrasound in the 21 st Century. San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA. Sponsored by ASE. Course director: Vera H. Rigolin, MD, FASE. Contact: Amber Buff. Tel: 919-297-7157; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Website: www.asescientificsessions.org .
September 19 – 21, 2010. 2010 ASCeXAM/ReASCE Review Course. Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, MA. Sponsored by ASE. Course directors: Gerard P. Aurigemma, MD, FASE; Ravin Davidoff, MBBCh, FASE; Dennis A. Tighe, MD; and Susan E. Wiegers, MD, FASE. Contact: Amber Buff. Tel: 919-297-7157; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: email@example.com ; Website: www.asecho.org .
October 7 – 9, 2010. Heart Valve Summit 2010: Medical, Surgical, and Interventional Decision Making. Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, 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: ACC Resource Center. Tel: 800-253-4636 x 5603; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org .
October 9, 2010. ASE 2010 Vascular Imaging Symposium: Vascular Techniques and Interpretation. 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 and Jeffrey Olin, DO. Contact: Lindsay Coble. Tel: 919-297-7158; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: email@example.com ; Website: www.asecho.org .