FASE, Training & Certification Advisory Committee


  • Review proposals or changes in education, certification, or training guidelines regarding registry of sonographers and/or credentialing of physicians who provide cardiovascular services and address as they would impact the FASE status or change specialty status (including ACC’s Advanced Training Document or CoA-ACS standards for advanced sonographers).
  • Review and approve occasional FASE candidates when staff is unclear about whether a member meets the defined FASE criteria.
  • Act as Ambassadors to promote FASE (e.g., promoting FASE in presentations, at own institution). An annual goal is 120 new FASE per year.
  • Actively recruit peers to apply for FASE.
  • Define criteria for new pathways when appropriate and make recommendations to executive committee about new pathways for FASE.
  • Recommend methods to promote the FASE designation in external environments.
  • Participate in annual Call-A-thons to help with FASE retention.
  • Participate in Face to FASE Q&A sessions during Scientific Sessions

2023 – 2024 Committee Members: (members must hold FASE designation)
Jennifer Warmsbecker, RDCS, BS, FASE – Chair

Matthew Parker, MD, FASE – Co-Chair

Sara Nikravan, MD, FCCM, FASE – Critical Care Representative
Renuka Jain, MD, FASE – Interventional Echo Representative
TBD – Pediatric Representative
Jeremy Thaden, MD, FASE – Perioperative Representative
Christal Wilson, ACS, RCS, FASE – Sonographer Representative
Georgeanne Lammertin, MBA, RCS, RDCS, FASE – Sonographer Representative
Margaret Park, BS, ACS, RDCS, RVT, FSDMS, FASE – Vascular Representative
Kian-Keong Poh, MA, MMed, FRCP, FAMS, FACC, FASE – International Representative
Jay Mohan, DO, RPVI, FASE – Rising Star Representative
McKenzie Hollon, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Angela Pollak, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Megan Kraushaar, BS, RCS, FASE – Member at Large
Renee Bullock-Palmer, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Michael Baker, MD, FACC, FASE – Member at Large
Dawn Park, BS, RDCS, RDMS, FASE – Member at Large
Silvia Scansani, BS, FASE – Member at Large
Jennifer Co-Vu, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Lily Zhang, MD, FASE – Member at Large
John Kovalchin, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Mahi Ashwath, MD, MBA, FACC, FASE, FSCMR – Member at Large
Nicole Simpkins, RCDS (AE, PE), RCCS, FASE – Member at Large
Danielle King – Staff Liaison