Circulation & Vascular Ultrasound Council

2024-2025 Circulation & Vascular Ultrasound Council Steering Committee

Chair: Matthew Vorsanger, MD, FACC, RPVI, FASE (July 2024 – June 2026)
Chair-Elect: Rebecca LeLeiko, MD, FASE (July 2024 – June 2026)
Immediate Past Chair: Fadi Shamoun, MD, FASE (July 2024 – June 2026)
ASE Council Representative: Kelly Thorson, DHSc, MSRS, ACS, RDCS, FASE (July 2024 – June 2026)
Education Committee Rep: Stanislav Henkin, MD, MPH, FASE (June 2023 – June 2025)
Guidelines & Standards Committee Rep: Allison Hays, MD, FASE (July 2022 – June 2026)
Scientific Sessions Vascular & Circulation Rep: Aaron Aday, MD, MSc, RPVI, FASE  (July 2023 – June 2025)
Member at Large: Minakshi Biswas, MD (July 2023 – June 2025)
Member at Large: Melissa Warren, MHSc, RVT, RVS (July 2023 – June 2025)
Staff Liaison:  Suzanne Morris

Council Objectives include:

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


The Council has the following annual award:

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