2017 Feigenbaum Lecturer
Howard Leong-Poi, MD, FASE
University of Toronto, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
Named in honor of the founder and first president of ASE, Harvey Feigenbaum, MD, FASE, this lectureship is awarded to a young investigator in recognition of his/her significant contributions to research in the field and his/her potential to continue at a high level of achievement. The Feigenbaum Lecture is presented during ASE’s Annual Scientific Sessions in June.
Nominated individuals should fit these qualifications:
- Has provided a significant contribution to research in the field of Echocardiography, with great potential to continue at a high level of achievement
- A young investigator (under the age of 51 at time of nomination)
- Candidate should be an innovator who has changed the field, has the capacity to present a research topic appropriate to headline a plenary symposium at the Society’s annual meeting
The Nominations Committee will rank nominations based on the following criteria:
- Research – First author status; topic suitable for ASE’s audience; number of publications
- Presentations – Topics; number of speeches; audience size and type; speaking ability
- Age – Under the age of 51 (birth date must be verified on CV)
- Strength of peer recommendation letters.
- Active ASE member.
- Must be a Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography (FASE) at the time of nomination.
- All nominations must include copies of the nominees’ CVs, including birth date.
- Please keep your nominations as confidential as possible. Please do not copy (cc) your nomination to other individuals.
- All nominations should be addressed to the Nominations Committee and sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Nominating Committee, ASE, 2100 Gateway Centre Blvd., Suite 310, Morrisville, NC 27560
- DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF NOMINATIONS for the 2017 Feigenbaum Lecturer – October 28, 2017 – Nomination process is closed for 2017
Former Feigenbaum Lecturers and their lecture topics:
2000 – Thomas Porter, MD – “Therapeutic Applications of Microbubbles: A New Echocardiography Frontier”
2001 – Sherif Nagueh, MD – “Insights into the Evolution of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function”
2002 – Flordeliza Villanueva, MD – “Beyond Perfusion Imaging: New Horizons in Contrast Echo”
2003 – Thomas Marwick, MBBS, PHD – “Should We Examine the Heart or the Myocardium: Recent Advances in Tissue Characterization”
2004 – Mario Garcia, MD – “Echocardiography is the Keystone to the Evaluation of Cardiac Function”
2005 – Kevin Wei, MD – “Microbubbles and the Microcirculation”
2006 – Jonathan Lindner, MD – “Thinking Big, Looking Small: Diagnostic Opportunities by Echo Imaging of the Molecular Basis of Disease”
2007 – Marielle Scherrer-Crosbie, MD, PhD – “Echocardiography in Translational Research: Of Mice and Men”
2008 – Teresa S.M. Tsang, MD – “Echocardiography in Cardiovascular Public Health: Redefining Prevention”
2009 – Jack Rychik, MD – “Born with Half a Heart: An Echocardiographic Journey of Single Ventricle Type of Congenital Heart Disease from the Fetus to the Adult”
2010 – Victor Mor-Avi, PhD, FASE – “Three-Dimensional Echocardiography: The Benefits of the Additional Dimension”
2011 – Judy Hung, MD, FASE – “A Tale of Two Leaflets: Innovation in Echocardiography”
2012 – Philippe Pibarot, DVM, PhD, FASE – “Doppler Echocardiography is the Cornerstone of the Management of Aortic Stenosis”
2013- Partho P. Sengupta, MBBS, MD, DM, FASE – “Intelligent Platforms for Disease Assessment: Novel Approaches in Functional Echocardiography
2014 – Luc Mertens, MD PhD, FASE – “We are our History: Cardiac Adaptations to Childhood Disease and Implications for Adult Life.”
2015 – Madhav Swaminathan, MD, FASE – “Echo Research in the Perioperative Space: As Easy as A, B, C…”
2016 – Theodore Abraham, MD, FASE – “Echo Muscles into the Mechanics Era – Strain Transforms Morphologists into Physiologists”