Don’t Miss Great Minds Talking about Echo in SHD and Earn Your CME

The April JASE podcast features a lively discussion between JASE Editor-in-Chief Dr. Michael H. Picard, and Drs. Rebecca T. Hahn and Muhamed Saric, two of the country’s top experts on the subject of echo guidance of structural heart disease interventions. They examine the following topics:

  • Training, special skills, and competence
  • Guidance of TAVR
  • Paravalvular leaks
  • LA appendage closures, shapes, and devices
  • Mitral valve clips and residual leaks
  • PFO closures
  • Difficult procedures
  • Radiation exposure

Help fulfill your CME requirements with Dr. Saric’s article in this issue, “Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion/Exclusion: Procedural Image Guidance with Transesophageal Echocardiography.” (Accompanying figure is Figure 1 from his paper.)

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.