Mentorship Award

2019 Awardee
Neil Weissman, MD, FASE

The ASE Mentorship Award recognizes a physician or sonographer who has demonstrated exceptional commitment to mentorship within ASE. This award was created to specifically acknowledge those who helped younger members become engaged with Society and thus cultivate ASE’s future leaders.

Award Criteria:

This individual should demonstrate dedication to the future of ASE by mentoring other members to become successfully engaged in the Society.


  • A physician or sonographer member of ASE who has demonstrated exceptional commitment to mentorship within ASE and has thus made a major impact in the future of the Society.
  • There is no age limit to the award but the individual should be an active member and demonstrate a track record for successfully mentoring younger individuals.
  • Previously nominated candidates will be considered, if re-nominated. Previous award recipients are not eligible.
  • ASE member in good standing and FASE designation

 Selection Criteria:

  • Track record for mentoring members who are highly engaged and are pursuing or achieving meaningful positions within ASE.
  • Strength of support from letters. (letters from mentees carry more weight for the nomination than general letters of support)

Nomination Procedure:

  • ASE members should submit a letter of nomination addressing the person’s qualifications for the award, including a copy of the nominee’s CV
  • Nominations should include additional letter(s) of support.
  • Nominations from the previous year may be carried over to current year for consideration, provided new letter of nominations are submitted.  Nominations may only be carried over for 1 year.
  • Address all nominations to Chair, ASE Awards Committee, 2530 Meridian Parkway, Suite 450, Durham, NC 27713, or email to



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 Thank you and our best wishes for your continued safety.