Keep Up With ASE by Reading President, Dr. Madhav Swaminathan’s Blog

Madhav Swaminathan, MD, FASE, took helm as ASE President during the 30th annual Scientific Sessions. Learn more about his term and his goals for ASE each month by reading his monthly blog at

“Writing my first blog as the ASE president, I am excited, enthusiastic, and humbled by the role and the possibilities. The ASE is an extraordinary organization. The world’s largest Society of cardiovascular ultrasound professionals is fortunate to have an abundance of talent, skill, and passion among its members, staff, and leaders. Each of these characteristics were on full display at the Scientific Sessions in Portland, OR last month. As we joyously celebrated innovation and science at our 30th annual meeting, we also recognized that we must face a new challenge to our professional and personal well-being – burnout.” Read more here.

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.