Education Committee


  • Execute plans for educational initiatives as elucidated in the ASE’s strategic goals:
    • Assure implementation of LMS/Mobile app for all educational content.
    • Develop curriculum packages for CVUS.
    • Develop virtual conferencing for access to ASE content
    • Develop micro-learning modules.
    • Develop formal commercialization strategy of ASE’s educational content and products
  • Oversee the educational content for ASE live courses
  • Recommend new educational strategies and methods that will help establish ASE as the resource for cardiovascular ultrasound education.
  • Advise the board of directors and/or finance committee regarding the feasibility and appropriateness of new educational activities.
  • Review and recommend for approval requests for ASE sponsorship of CME programs.
  • Review applications for “co-sponsorship without CME” activities.
  • Review live course evaluations and make recommendations to the Course Chairs for improvements
  • Review course financials and evaluations to provide recommendations to the Board of Directors and Treasurer on changes to existing courses especially regarding any impact to the finances.
  • Recommend speakers and topics for web-based educational initiatives.
  • Explore strategic partnerships with larger healthcare institutions or other CME providers with similar interests in echocardiography.
  • Solicit and review applications for course co-chairs, making recommendations to Executive Committee.

The Chair of the Education Committee may not have any paid relationships with industry or others during his/term of service.

2022 – 2023 Committee Members:
Sunil Mankad, MD, FASE – Chair
Alicia Rangosch, ACS, RCCS, RDCS, RVT – Co-Chair

Bhaskar Arora, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Kiran Belani, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Daniel Bourque, MS, ACS, RCS, FASE – Member at Large
Mary Beth Brady, MD, FASE – Interventional Echo Representative
Nadeen Faza, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Rebecca Klug, BA, ACS, RDCS, (AE, PE), RT(R), FASE – Member at Large
Seth Koenig, MD – Critical Care Representative
John Lockhart, BSRT, RDCS, FASE – Member at Large
Arunima Misra, MD, FASE, FACC – Member at Large
Carol Mitchell, PhD, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, RT(R), ACS, FASE – Sonographer Representative
Vijay Nambi, MD, FASE – Vascular Representative
Gillian Nesbitt, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Arvind Nishtala, MD – Member at Large
Nina Rashedi, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Lucy Safi, DO, FASE – Rising Star Hub Workgroup
Gregory Tatum, MD, FASE – Pediatric Representative
Triston Thompson, BS, ACS, RDCS, RVT – Member at Large
Wendy Tsang, MD – Member at Large
Lily Zhang, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Qiong Zhao, MD, PhD, FASE – Perioperative Representative
Christina Caruso-LaFuria – Staff Liaison