Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease Council

2022-2023 Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease Council Steering Committee:

Chair: Carolyn Altman, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASE (July 2021 – June 2023)
Chair- Elect: Craig Fleishman, MD, FASE (July 2021 – June 2023)
Immediate Past Chair: Piers Barker, MD, FASE (July 2021 – June 2023)
ASE Council Representative: Keith Collins, MS, RDCS, FASE (July 2022 – June 2024)
Education Committee Rep: Gregory Tatum, MD, FASE (July 2021 – June 2023)
Guidelines & Standards Committee Rep: Brian Soriano, MD, FASE (July 2021 – June 2023)
Scientific Sessions Track Chair: Luciana Young, MD, FAHA, FACC, FASE (July 2022 – June 2023)
Scientific Sessions Track Co-Chair: Anitha Parthiban, MD, FASE (July 2022 – June 2023)
Member at Large: Elif Seda Selamet Tierney, MD, FASE (July 2021 – June 2023)
Member at Large:
Jennifer Hake, RDCS (PE/AE), RDMS(FE), FASE (July 2021 – June 2023)
Member at Large: Jimmy Lu, MD, FASE (July 2022 – June 2024)
Member at Large: Shiraz Maskatia, MD, FASE (July 2022 – June 2024)
Member at Large: Rita France, RDCS, RDMS, RT, FASE (July 2022 – June 2024)
Staff Liaison: Dallas Lyons III


The ASE Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease Council is dedicated to the following objectives:

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

Upcoming Events:

Register for the upcoming Inaugural Echo in Pediatric & Congenital Heart Disease Virtual Experience, September 17-18. For more information on this course, click here. Registration is available in the ASE Learning Hub.


Awards

The Council has two awards, which alternate every other year:

Scientific Sessions Travel Grant Award

In partnership with the ASE CAVUS Council, the ASE Education and Research Foundation will sponsor two perioperative trainees to attend the ASE Annual Scientific Sessions.

Congratulations to our 2022 Scientific Sessions Travel Grant Award Recipients!

      • David M. Barris, MD, Mount Sinai Hospital, Bronx, NY
      • Jennifer Klein, MD, Children’s National Hospital, Washington, DC

2023 Scientific Sessions Travel Grants Application will open Spring 2023


Additional pediatric and congenital resources on ASEcho.org