Founders’ Award for Lifetime Achievement in Echocardiography for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease

(This award is rotated with the Excellence in Teaching in Pediatrics Award and is presented every other year.)

Council on Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease Founders’ Award recognizes continued major scholarly contribution to the field of pediatric echocardiography. This biennial award is presented during ASE’s Annual Scientific Sessions in June.

Criteria for the award include:

  • An individual with documented lifelong exemplary contribution to the advancement of the field of Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease

This awardee is selected by the Council on Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease.  Members who have suggestions should share them with nread@asecho.org for consideration by the Council.

Founders’ Award for Lifetime Achievement in Echocardiography for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease Recipients

  • 2019: Lindsey D. Allan, MD, FRCP
  • 2017: Jean Claude Fouron, MD, FRCP(c), CM, OQ
  • 2015: Hugh D. Allen, MD
  • 2013: Jack Rychik, MD
  • 2011: James C. Huhta, MD
  • 2009: Charles Kleinman, MD, FASE
  • 2007: Steven Colan, MD, FASE
  • 2005: Jeffrey Smallhorn, MBBS, FRACP, FRCP(C)
  • 2004: Stephen Sanders, MD
  • 2003: David Sahn, MD
  • 2002: Richard Meyer, MD
  • 2001: Mayo Clinic Cardiologists
  • 2000: Norman Silverman, MD
  • 1999: Roberta Williams, MD
  • 1998: J Stevenson, MD, FASE, FACC
  • 1997: Stanley Goldberg, MD