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.
January 25-29, 2010. 20 th Annual Echo Hawaii. Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, Kohala Coast, Big Island, HI. Co-sponsored by ASE and Mayo Clinic in collaboration with The Queens Medical Center. Course directors: A. Jamil Tajik, MD; Jae K. Oh, MD, FASE; William A. Zoghbi, MD, FASE; James D. Thomas, MD; and Bijoy K. Khandheria, MD, FASE. Contact: Joy Traynor. Tel: 919-297-7162; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Website: www.asecho.org .
February 7-11, 2010. 23 rd Annual State-of-the-Art Echocardiography . InterContinental Montelucia, Scottsdale (Paradise Valley), AZ. Co-sponsored by ASE and Mayo Clinic. A special pre conference workshop will be held from February 6-7, 2010 to provide a comprehensive review of echocardiography. Separate registration will be required. Course directors: James Seward, MD, FASE; Steve Lester, MD, FASE; Thomas Ryan, MD, FASE; Michael Picard, MD, FASE; and Bijoy Khandheria, MD, FASE. Contact: Amber Buff. Tel: 919-297-7157; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: email@example.com ; Website: www.asecho.org .
February 8-13, 2010. 13 th Annual Comprehensive Review & Update of Perioperative Echo. Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina, San Diego, CA. Sponsored by the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists in partnership with the ASE. Course directors: Katherine P. Grichnik, MD, FASE and Christopher A. Troianos, MD. Contact: SCA. Tel: 804-282-0084; Fax: 804-282-0090; Website: www.scahq.org .
February 24-27, 2010. 13 th Diastology and New Echo Technologies Summit. Hyatt Regency Bonaventure Conference Center, Weston, FL. Co-sponsored by ASE and Cleveland Clinic. Course directors: Allan L. Klein, MD, FASE; James D. Thomas, MD; Craig R. Asher, MD; Annitta J. Morehead, RDCS, FASE; and W.H. Wilson Tang, MD. Contact: Cleveland Clinic/UNITECH Communications. Tel: 800-238-6750; Fax: 216-448-0783; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Website: www.ccfcme.org/echo10 .
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: email@example.com ; Website: www.FloridaValveSymposium.com .
March 13, 2010. E3 2010: Essential Echocardiography with Experts . 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: firstname.lastname@example.org .
April 16-17, 2010. 16th 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 24, 2010. ASE 2010 Chicago Sonographer Update . The Hyatt Lodge at McDonald’s Campus, Oak Brook, IL. Sponsored by ASE. Course directors: Luciana Young, MD, FASE and Kailope Berdursis, MBA, RDCS, FASE. Contact: Amber Buff. Tel: 919-297-7157; Fax: 919-882-9900; E-mail: email@example.com ; Website: www.asecho.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 . 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 .