Feigenbaum Lecturer

Named in honor of the founder and first president of ASE, Harvey Feigenbaum, MD, FASE, this lectureship is awarded to a young investigator in recognition of his/her significant contributions to research in the field and his/her potential to continue at a high level of achievement.  The Feigenbaum Lecture is presented during ASE’s Annual Scientific Sessions in June.

Nominated individuals should fit these qualifications:

  • Has provided a significant contribution to research in the field of Echocardiography, with great potential to continue at a high level of achievement
  • A young investigator (under the age of 51 at time of nomination)
  • Candidate should be an innovator who has changed the field, has the capacity to present a research topic appropriate to headline a plenary symposium at the Society’s annual meeting

The Awards Committee will rank nominations based on the following criteria:

  • Research – First author status; topic suitable for ASE’s audience; number of publications
  • Presentations – Topics; number of speeches; audience size and type; speaking ability
  • Age – Under the age of 51 (birth date must be verified on CV)
  • Strength of peer recommendation letters.
  • Active ASE member.
  • Must be a Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography (FASE) at the time of nomination.

Applications:

  • All nominations must include copies of the nominees’ CVs, including birth date.
  • Please keep your nominations as confidential as possible.  Please do not copy (cc) your nomination to other individuals.
  • All nominations should be addressed to the Awards Committee and sent via email to smorris@asecho.org
  • DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF NOMINATIONS for the 2021 Feigenbaum Lecturer – November 30, 2020

Former Feigenbaum Lecturers and their lecture topics:

2000: Thomas Porter, MD – “Therapeutic Applications of Microbubbles: A New Echocardiography Frontier”

2001: Sherif Nagueh, MD – “Insights into the Evolution of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function”

2002: Flordeliza Villanueva, MD – “Beyond Perfusion Imaging: New Horizons in Contrast Echo”

2003: Thomas Marwick, MBBS, PHD – “Should We Examine the Heart or the Myocardium: Recent Advances in Tissue Characterization”

2004: Mario Garcia, MD – “Echocardiography is the Keystone to the Evaluation of Cardiac Function”

2005: Kevin Wei, MD – “Microbubbles and the Microcirculation”

2006: Jonathan Lindner, MD – “Thinking Big, Looking Small: Diagnostic Opportunities by Echo Imaging of the Molecular Basis of Disease”

2007: Marielle Scherrer-Crosbie, MD, PhD – “Echocardiography in Translational Research: Of Mice and Men”

2008: Teresa S.M. Tsang, MD – “Echocardiography in Cardiovascular Public Health: Redefining Prevention”

2009: Jack Rychik, MD – “Born with Half a Heart: An Echocardiographic Journey of Single Ventricle Type of Congenital Heart Disease from the Fetus to the Adult”

2010: Victor Mor-Avi, PhD, FASE – “Three-Dimensional Echocardiography: The Benefits of the Additional Dimension”

2011: Judy Hung, MD, FASE – “A Tale of Two Leaflets: Innovation in Echocardiography”

2012: Philippe Pibarot, DVM, PhD, FASE – “Doppler Echocardiography is the Cornerstone of the Management of Aortic Stenosis”

2013: Partho P. Sengupta, MBBS, MD, DM, FASE – “Intelligent Platforms for Disease Assessment: Novel Approaches in Functional Echocardiography

2014: Luc Mertens, MD PhD, FASE – “We are our History: Cardiac Adaptations to Childhood Disease and Implications for Adult Life.”

2015: Madhav Swaminathan, MD, FASE – “Echo Research in the Perioperative Space:  As Easy as A, B, C…”

2016: Theodore Abraham, MD, FASE – “Echo Muscles into the Mechanics Era  – Strain Transforms Morphologists into Physiologists”

2017: Howard Leong-Poi, MD, FASE – “The Evolution of Contrast Echocardiography: A Journey From Diagnostic to Therapeutic Applications”

2018:  Mark Friedberg, MD, FASE – “Echocardiographic Insights into the Stressed Right Ventricle: A Whole Hearted Story”

2019: Sanjiv J. Shah, MD, FASE – “Echocardiography for Precision Medicine: Digital Biopsy to Deconstruct Biology”

2020: Shelby Kutty, MD, PhD, MHCM, FASE – “Beyond Artificial: Echocardiography from Elegant Images to Analytic Intelligence”