2023 Research Awards Gala


The ASE Foundation invites you to our 14th Annual Research Awards “All the Colors of the World” Gala, where we will be honoring our 2023 Award Recipients. Attendees are encouraged to wear formal attire showcasing your personal heritage and culture. The gala will begin at 6:30 PM with a welcome reception at the Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor, MD. Dinner, award recognitions, after-event dancing and nightcap will follow.

Registration for tables and individual ticket sales will open soon. A portion of each table or ticket sale is considered a charitable donation to the ASE Foundation’s 2023 Annual Appeal. If you have questions, please contact Gala@asecho.org.

2023 Award Recipients

Physician Lifetime Achievement Award
Rebecca Hahn, MD, FASE
Columbia University Medical Center

New York, NY

Meritorious Service Award
William Zoghbi, MD, FASE
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, TX

Richard Popp Excellence in Teaching Award
Cynthia Taub, MD, FASE
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, NH

Cardiovascular Sonographer Distinguished Teacher Award
Richard Palma, ACS, RCCS, FACVP, FASE
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Excellence in Teaching in Pediatrics Award
Peter Frommelt, MD, FASE
Froedtert/Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Outstanding Achievement in Perioperative Echocardiography Award
Madhav Swaminathan, MD, MMCi, FASE
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Mentorship Award
Allan Klein, MD, FASE
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH