Veterinary SIG

The goal of the ASE Veterinary Specialty Interest Group (Vet SIG) is to be the space for interaction among individuals with a cardiovascular interest that involves animals. Currently, researchers, veterinarians for pets and domestic animals, zoo veterinarians, and other professionals evolve within their discipline-specific communities. This SIG offers the opportunity for these individuals to interact with like-minded people whose professional affiliations might not otherwise favor that interaction. The Vet SIG is intended for all practitioners of echocardiography and echocardiography enthusiasts whose clinical or research work, interest, or both, relate to animals. Some examples are animal models of cardiovascular disease (rodent, nonhuman primate, other mammalian and nonmammalian species), development of cardiovascular devices, pharmaceuticals, veterinary cardiology practice (dog, cat, horse, zoo animals), pathogenesis of congenital and structural heart diseases, and bench testing new echocardiographic modalities. Specifically, this SIG can be expected to appeal to physicians, sonographers, and allied professionals interested and involved in comparative cardiovascular medicine; scientists; veterinarians; veterinary sonographers; and trainees in these disciplines.

Veterinary SIG Leaders:

Etienne Côté DVM, DACVIM – Chair
Philippe Pibarot, DVM, PhD, FASE- Co-Chair
Valérie Chetboul, MV, PhD, DECVIM
Rebecca Stepien, DVM, MS, DACVIM
Elizabeth McIlwain, MHS, ACS, RCS, FASE
Piers Barker, MD, FASE
Lance Visser, DVM, MS, DACVIM
Virginia Luis Fuentes, PhD, VetMB, DACVIM
Jonathan Lindner, MD, FASE
John Bonagura, DVM, MS, DACVIM
Marissa Moran – Staff Liaison

Instructions on joining the Veterinary interest group:

  1. Log in to your ASE member portal.
  2. Click on your profile on the right-hand corner.
  3. Scroll down, find the “Specialty Interest Groups” section, select “Veterinary.”
  4. Click on the “>” symbol so Veterinary appears in the “chosen” box.
  5. Scroll to the bottom of the page, click “Save and Refresh.”

Check out veterinary cases from CASE here.

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If you have questions, please contact us at SIGS@ASEcho.org.