Interventional Echocardiography Council

2023-2024 Interventional Echocardiography (IE) Council Steering Committee:

Chair: Muhamed Saric, MD, PhD, FASE (January 2023 – June 2024)
Chair-Elect: Nishath Quader, MD, FASE (January 2023 – June 2024)
Immediate Past Chair: TBD
ASE Council Representative: Keith Collins, MS, RDCS, FASE (July 2022 – June 2024)
Education Committee Rep: Marybeth Brady, MD, FASE (January 2023 – June 2024)
Guidelines & Standards Committee Rep: Vera Rigolin, MD, FASE (January 2023 – June 2024)
Scientific Sessions Track Chair: Rebecca Hahn, MD, FASE (July 2023 – June 2024)
Member at Large: Ruchira Garg, MD, FASE (January 2023 – June 2024)
Member at Large: David Rubenson, MD, FASE (January 2023 – June 2025)
Member at Large: Amy Dillenbeck, MS, ACS, RDCS, FASE (January 2023 – June 2025)
Staff Liaison:  Dallas Lyons III

Council Objectives include:

  • Support interventional ultrasound interest areas by communicating issues of importance to the membership;
  • Provide guidance to the ASE Board of Directors regarding interventional ultrasound;
  • Provide a forum for members with similar interests to network;
  • To provide educational offerings for those practicing cardiovascular ultrasound for interventional ultrasound patients, including guidance to Scientific Sessions Program Committee
  • To provide guidance on standards of care related to interventional ultrasound to the Board and Guidelines and Standards Committee

Scientific Sessions Travel Grant Award
In partnership with the ASE Interventional Echocardiography Council (IE), the ASE Foundation sponsored three interventional trainees to attend the 34th ASE Annual Scientific Sessions in National Harbor, MD, June 23-26, 2023. Three travel grants of $1,000 each were awarded. Congratulations to our winners!

    • Kifah Hussain
    • Victor Becerra Gonzales
    • Zachary Meili

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