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Adams Global Service Award Recipients

  • 2019: Suzanne Davy-Snow, BSc, DMU – Starship Childrens Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 2018: Madeline Schiminger BS, RDCS (AE, PE) – Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • 2017: Yan Wang, RDCS, FASE – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Global Health Outreach

Through our global health outreach events program, the ASE Foundation brings adult and pediatric cardiac care to areas in need, teaching local clinicians and providing direct patient services to at-risk communities. Being on the ground in many areas of the world has immeasurable benefits to the field: stimulating global connections between health care providers; advancing population health research through data collection; teaching local professionals enhanced techniques and skills; fostering dialogue with engineers and manufacturers on field tests in remote conditions; and, ultimately, providing quality diagnostic cardiac care to the underserved.

ArgentinaAugust 2015

China – September 2016 & September 2017

CubaApril 2017

India – January 2012, December 2012, & August 2014

KenyaSeptember 2016

Mexico – August 2018

PhilippinesJuly 2016

Vietnam – Vietnam 2013August 2015 & October 2017

United StatesSeptember 2014 & October 2018

 

Event Proposals & Volunteers

If you have a connection with an underserved population and would like to propose an event, please review the proposal application here. Applications will be considered for events to be implemented in 2020 and later.

Our past success is wholly due to the vision and commitment of the team leaders and volunteers who have been building the Foundation’s program since 2012. We can’t wait to see where your passion will take us in the future! Thank you for helping us make a world of difference.

 

Adams Global Service Award

The Adams Global Service Award is a $1,500 travel grant given annually to one sonographer global health outreach volunteer. This award was established in 2016 in honor of David B. Adams, ACS, RCS, RDCS, FASE, previously of Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina. Mr. Adams has contributed to the success of the ASEF global health outreach events with his international mission experience, clinical skills, and leadership abilities. Application for this award is included in the global health event volunteer application form.

 

Travel Grants and Scholarships

The ASE Foundation offers numerous student, sonographer, and fellow travel grants and scholarships to support training and educational conference participation. By fostering the next generation of cardiovascular ultrasound professionals, the ASE Foundation is ensuring that echocardiography continues to play a prominent role in the future of healthcare.

Feigenbaum Cardiovascular Sonographer Student Travel Grant

The Feigenbaum Cardiovascular Sonographer Student Travel Grant is supported by a grant to the ASE Foundation from Elsevier, Inc., to honor Dr. Harvey Feigenbaum’s commitment and tenure as the former editor of the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE) for 20 years. The award is presented to a sonographer student enrolled in an accredited cardiac ultrasound program. This grant provides funding to assist a student to attend ASE’s Annual Scientific Sessions or another ASE-sponsored educational course. Each grant amount is $1,000 and includes a complimentary registration to ASE’s Annual Scientific Sessions.

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Alan D. Waggoner Student Scholarship Award

Established in 2001 in recognition of Mr. Waggoner’s professional achievements and service to ASE, the Alan D. Waggoner Student Scholarship Award funds scholarships of $1,000, which also includes complimentary registration for ASE’s Annual Scientific Sessions, and annual meeting travel support. The Alan D. Waggoner Student Scholarship Award is given to sonographer students enrolled in CAAHEP accredited educational programs who exhibit a passion for the discipline of echocardiography and demonstrate leadership abilities. Beginning in 2016, the Katanick Scholarship Award was established to honor the legacy of Sandy Katanick, RN, RVT, CAE, who retired as CEO of the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission after over 25 years of service to the field. This award will be given annually and includes a $1,000 student scholarship for the highest ranking Waggoner Student Scholarship candidate nominated for ASEF scholarship awards. The award also includes up to $500 in travel reimbursement to attend the ASE Scientific Sessions.

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ASEF Council Training Grants

The ASE Foundation funds Council Training Grants each spring for trainees to support their attendance at the ASE Annual Scientific Sessions. These grants are part of an ongoing effort by the Foundation and the Council Steering Committees to encourage trainees in cardiovascular specialties to focus on the respective echocardiography subspecialty and to recruit enthusiastic new members to the Councils. By facilitating their attendance at the annual meeting, these grants provide trainees with a deeper understanding of the imaging field, and cultivate the development of meaningful mentoring relationships with established imaging faculty.

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Questions may be directed to Natalya Read at nread@asecho.org.

Adams Global Service Award

The David Adams Global Service Award is a $1,500 travel grant is given annually to one sonographer volunteer who is participating in an ASEF global health event for their first time. Application for this award is included in the global health event application. This award was established in 2016 in honor of David B. Adams, ACS, RCS, RDCS, FASE, previously of Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.  Mr. Adams has contributed to the success of the ASEF humanitarian missions with his international mission experience, clinical skills, and leadership abilities.

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Retired Awards

Farooq Chaudhry Research Award

This award was supported by a grant to the ASE Foundation from Bracco Diagnostics Inc. in memory of Farooq Chaudhry, MD, FASE, who passed in August 2017. Dr. Chaudhry was dedicated to education and research on the clinical use of stress echocardiography, and fittingly this travel stipend was presented to the highest ranked abstract on this topic.

  • 2018: Nahoko Kato, MD, Tokyo Bay Medical Center, Urayasu, Japan

UltraEcho, Ltd. Cardiovascular Sonographer Student Travel Grant

The UltraEcho, Ltd. Cardiovascular Sonographer Student Travel Grant was supported by a grant to the ASE Foundation. It was presented to a sonographer student enrolled in an accredited cardiovascular ultrasound program from 2008 – 2019. This grant provided funding to assist a student to attend ASE’s Annual Scientific Sessions or another ASE-sponsored educational course.

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