Mission Statement

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) strives to provide opportunities for enhancement of knowledge and skills of cardiovascular ultrasound professionals through its educational program. The program will provide quality educational activities, locally, nationally and internationally, for cardiovascular ultrasound professionals to explore contemporary issues and emerging developments in cardiovascular medicine.

ASE will provide continuing education opportunities to members and nonmembers throughout the United States and abroad to cardiologists, pediatric cardiologists, cardiac and vascular sonographers, cardiology trainees, cardiovascular surgeons, anesthesiologists, internists, emergency room physicians, critical care physicians, fellows, nurses, medical students, and other interested health professionals.

ASE’s broad range of educational offerings will be designed to change competence and competence change will be measured.  The expected results of the education program will be to improve learner competence.

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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.