ASE 2018 Hosts Over 2,600 Attendees

The ASE 2018 Scientific Sessions just wrapped up in Nashville, Tennessee, and it was a tremendous success. Chaired by Sunil V. Mankad, MD, FASE, and Sonographer Co-Chair, Merri L. Bremer, EdD, RN, RDCS, ACS, FASE, more than 2,600 attendees, almost 50 countries, enjoyed five days of learning that were also packed with exciting networking events. If you attended, click here to learn how to claim your CME. The online library of the sessions will be available for purchase at in July.

ASE 2018 also welcomed investigators from 20 countries around the world who presented their original science during the meeting. Congratulations to the two investigator award competition winners on their excellent achievements.

  • 2018 Arthur E. Weyman Young Investigator’s Award Competition Winner
    Brandon Helfield, PhD, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada – He presented “Endothelial Cell Repair Biophysics During Ultrasound and Microbubble Sonoporation.”
  • 2018 Brian Haluska Sonographer Research Award Competition Winner
    Jason B. Pereira, RCS – Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT – He presented “Feasibility of Contrast Echocardiography to Assess Right Ventricular Size and Function.”

Thank you to all of the investigators who contributed to this year’s scientific program! We hope to see your cutting-edge science at next year’s Scientific Sessions. Abstract submissions will open on October 10, 2018.

Don’t miss out next year. Save the date to join us in Portland, Oregon, June 21-25, 2019.

ASE Headquarters – COVID-19 Update

Beginning March 26, 2020, the county where the ASE Headquarters is located is under a government order to “Stay at Home” due to the spread of the coronavirus. These “Stay at Home” recommendations continue to be in effect and depend on the infection rates in the County/State. ASE will keep all but essential personnel telecommuting until a time when it is judged safe to return to work. We are not suspending or closing operations; our employees will remain working and providing excellent customer service to our members and the cardiovascular ultrasound community. However, ASE will slightly modify its official open hours to 9 AM – 4 PM Eastern TimeMonday-Friday. Should you need to get in touch with a staff person, call our main office at 919-861-5574 and a phone list by department will be available. A staff directory is also available here. All general questions can also be sent through Thank you and our best wishes for your continued safety.