Excellence in Teaching in Pediatrics Award

Girish S. Shirali, MBBS, FASE
2020 Awardee

Nominations are now CLOSED.

Established in 2005, this biennial award is open to either a sonographer or physician member for their exceptional commitment and skill in teaching pediatric echocardiography, who has been a mentor to students and serves as a role model for the profession, and who fosters a sense of clinical excellence and research investigation in the individuals they teach.

Award Criteria:

  • Demonstrates outstanding teaching characteristics and mentoring, and because of these attributes, has made a major impact on practitioners in the field of pediatric echocardiography
  • Acts as a mentor to students
  • Serves as a role model for the profession
  • Fosters a sense of clinical excellence and research investigation in the individuals they teach

Selection Criteria:

  • Years in the field of pediatric echocardiography and education
  • Teaching accomplishments
  • Personal awards
  • Strength of support letters
  • Service contributions to ASE

Nomination Criteria:

  • Meets the award criteria above
  • A sonographer OR physician member of ASE with FASE recognition
  • No age limit
  • Previously nominated candidates will be considered, if re-nominated with supporting letters
  • Previous award winners are not eligible

Nomination Procedure:

  • Please nominate an individual by letter outlining their qualifications for this award to the American Society of Echocardiography, Excellence in Teaching in Pediatrics Award by email awards@asecho.org
  • Nominations should include additional letter(s) of support
  • Nomination should include a copy of the nominee’s CV