The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) is a professional organization of physicians, cardiovascular sonographers, nurses and scientists involved in echocardiography, the use of ultrasound to image the heart and cardiovascular system. The organization was founded in 1975 and is the largest international organization for cardiac imaging.
ASE is committed to excellence in cardiovascular ultrasound and its application to patient care through education, advocacy, research, innovation and service to our members and the public. Our members are Heart and Circulation Ultrasound Specialists dedicated to improving their patients’ health and quality of life. We advocate the use of ultrasound to provide an exceptional view of the cardiovascular system to enhance patient care.