Membership Benefits

Founded in 1975, ASE is an international professional organization of practitioners involved in echocardiography, the use of ultrasound to image the heart and cardiovascular system. ASE is committed to serving as the hub for all your professional needs to free your time to focus on providing the best care to your patients. Join over 17,000 of your colleagues and experience excellent programs and services.

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Open Application Process for ASE Committees – ASE’s leadership encourages interested members to apply for open positions to increase your involvement in your society. Influence the creation of guidelines and standards, courses, products and much more.Available for members onlyNot available

Education – over $750 of FREE CME’s PER YEAR ASE Members Nonmembers
ASE Live Educational Courses  Discounts on all ASE courses including the Scientific Sessions, ASCeXAM Review Course, Echo Hawaii, State-of-the-Art Echocardiography, and Echo Florida. Discounts are also available to ASE co-sponsored educational events. Discount for members and early registration Regular pricing
ASEUniversity  Online CME, including prerecorded webcasts, articles and live webinars. Also includes conference recordings from past Scientific Sessions and ASCeXAM Review Courses. Free for members with discounts on archived conference content. CME starting at $25/hour.
CME/MOC Reporting – Regular transferral of ASE educational credits to the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP), the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), and Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI). Free for members Not available
eCase Learning – Online, open access case reports journal offering free CME for ASE members. Each activity includes four articles published in CASE, and offers 1 CME credit. Free for members Not available
Professional Development ASE Members Nonmembers
Connect@ASE – allows members to network with like-minded echo enthusiasts through private online forum, blogs, image libraries, communities, and Mentor Match. Free for members Not available
ASE Career Center Increase exposure and reach to cardiovascular ultrasound job markets. Upload a resume, post a job, apply for a position, and more. Discounts for members for job and resume postings Regular price for job postings. No job searching for nonmembers
Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography – The Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography (FASE) recognizes members with an extraordinary commitment to the field of cardiovascular ultrasound. Available for members only Not available
ASE Councils Choose to be a a member of one or more of the following councils: Cardiac Sonography, Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease, Perioperative Echocardiography, and Circulation and Vascular Ultrasound. Council membership is open to all ASE members with an interest in the field, regardless of their area of practice. Free for members Not available
Leadership Academy – This program provides a unique opportunity for ASE members to increase their knowledge and develop a skill set that will help them in their careers and personal life. Free for members Not available
Research and Travel Grants Council and ASE Foundation grants for physicians, sonographers, and student members only. Funding and other support is a available to help attend educational events, including the Scientific Sessions. Member only access and/or early notification No Early Notification. Some grants and awards restricted to members only.
Publications – Over a $400 value per year! ASE Members Nonmembers
JASE: The Journal of the American Society for Echocardiography – Learn and stay current in the field of echocardiography by reading the journal’s original, peer-reviewed articles covering conventional procedures as well as newer clinical techniques. Free online access to all members. Print version included with most membership categories. Subscription fee starting at $421 per year for individuals.
CASE – An online, open-access, case reports journal designed to meet the needs of the medical community by providing timely, practical information on the challenges that face clinicians daily in delivering optimum patient care through efficient and effective diagnostic testing. The fees associated with accepted papers are $550 for ASE members. The fees associated with accepted papers are $800 for nonmembers.
The Echo, weekly e-Newsletters – Delivered every Wednesday, this email includes ASE news and education to keep you informed about changes in the industry and upcoming events. Free for members Not available
Echo Headlinesa news bulletin, developed in partnership with BulletinHealthcare, is delivered directly to members’ inboxes on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings. This news service is designed to keep members up-to-date on the most current medical, policy, and research news related to cardiovascular ultrasound. Free for members Not available
Online Services ASE Members Nonmembers
ImageGuideEcho Registry –  First echo-specific clinical data registry that provides the framework to support a community of cardiology labs committed to patient-centered imaging, patient safety, improving outcomes, practice transformation, and innovation through ongoing data collection and quality improvement. Free for members Available for a fee
Ask a Coding Expert – Get help with common coding and reimbursement issues with an easy online submission form and FAQ’s. Free for members Not available
Advocacy Alerts and Action Center – ASE members are alerted when legislative or regulatory issues threaten their practices, and are sent information about how to help protect our profession. Free for members Not available
Coding and Reimbursement Information – Annual coding and reimbursement newsletter and updates. Access to ASE’s coding expert to answer your specific questions about reimbursement. Free for members Not available
Products and Resources ASE Members Nonmembers
ASE Marketplace – An online store with a plethora of educational products and resources for your lab such as DVDs with CME, text books, guideline posters, and more. Significant discounts for members. Full price

ASE Headquarters – COVID-19 Update

Beginning March 26, 2020, in compliance with the Durham County North Carolina order to “Stay at Home” due to the spread of coronavirus, the entire ASE staff will be working remotely through April 30. 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 ASE@ASEcho.org. Thank you and our best wishes for your continued safety.