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Women in Echo: Discussion with Past ASE Presidents

June 16 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am PDT

Women in Echo: Discussion with Past ASE Presidents

Join this session with leaders in echocardiography to discuss the state of women in the field.

Location: Science & Technology Theater #1, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon

Time: 9:15-10:50am PDT


  • Judy Hung, Massachusetts General Hospital, MD, FASE
  • Patricia Pellikka, Mayo Clinic, Betty Knight Scripps Professor of Cardiovascular Disease Clinical Research, Mayo Clinic; Director, Ultrasound Research Center, Mayo Clinic; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
  • Vera Rigolin, Northwestern Medicine
  • Linda Gillam, Morristown Medical Center, Chair department of cardiovascular medicine
  • Susan Wiegers, Retired. Emeritus at University of Pennsylvania


  • Ritu Thamman, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


  • 09:15 – 09:20 Session Introduction
  • 09:20  – 9:40 Keynote: How Can we Address the Echocardiographic Measurement Differences in Women Versus Men Regarding VHD? (focusing on AS,AR,MR, and TR)
  • 09:40 – 10:10 Panel Discussion
  • 10:10 – 10:15 Take Home messages – Closing

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June 16
9:15 am - 10:15 am
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