Richard E. Kerber Ethics/Humanitarian Lecture

The ASE Foundation is proud to recognize James Kirkpatrick, MD, FASE, from the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, Washington, as the inaugural Richard E. Kerber Ethics/Humanitarian Lecturer. This annual lectureship has been established in memory of ASE Past President Richard E. Kerber, MD, FASE, who passed away in November of 2016. Dr. Kerber championed issues of morality and ethics and how medicine fits into the broader world. To honor his legacy, this annual lectureship will feature an ethical dilemma or humanitarian patient care activity. Dr. Kirkpatrick will present his lecture entitled “Ethical Challenges in the Practice of Echocardiography: What is Right and How Do We Do It?” during the Dilated Cardiomyopathies session at this year’s Scientific Sessions in Nashville, TN. Plan to attend this session on Sunday, June 24th from 10:15 – 11:45 AM in the Tennessee Ballroom DE.