2022 Research Awards Gala

The ASE Foundation’s first in-person Gala since 2019

The Foundation was proud to host its 13th Annual Research Awards Gala at the Grand Hyatt Seattle in downtown Seattle, WA on the evening of June 12. ASE’s 2022 award winners were celebrated and luminaries were honored. The event was a splendid soiree complete with dinner, dancing, and photo booth! Proceeds from the Gala will support the Foundation’s research awards program.

Congratulations to the award winners, and thank you to the more than 300 people in attendance! 

Physician Lifetime Achievement Award
Arthur J. Labovitz, MD, FACC, FACP, FCCP, FASE, FAHA


Sonographer Lifetime Achievement Award
Carol Mitchell, PhD, ACS, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, RT(R), FASE, FSDMS


Richard Popp Excellence in Teaching Award
Gregory J. Ensing, MD, FASE


Founders’ Award for Lifetime Achievement in Echocardiography for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease
Lisa K. Hornberger, MD, FASE


Council on Circulation & Vascular Ultrasound (CAVUS) Luminary Award
Esther (Soo Hyun) Kim, MD, MPH, RPVI, FASE


Outstanding Achievement in Perioperative Echocardiography Award
Annette Vegas, MD, FASE