Membership Benefits

Founded in 1975, ASE is an international professional organization of practitioners involved in echocardiography, the use of ultrasound to image the heart and cardiovascular system. ASE is committed to serving as the hub for all your professional needs to free your time to focus on providing the best care to your patients. Join nearly 17,000 of your colleagues and experience excellent programs and services.

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Education – over $750 of FREE CME’s PER YEAR ASE Members Nonmembers
ASE Live Educational Courses  Discounts on all ASE courses including the Scientific Sessions, ASCeXAM Review Course, Echo Hawaii, State-of-the-Art Echocardiography: Echo Southwest, Echo Florida, and Echo ASE ASEAN. Discounts are also available to ASE co-sponsored educational events. Discount for members and early registration Regular pricing
ASEUniversity  Online CME, including prerecorded webcasts, articles and live webinars. Also includes conference recordings from past Scientific Sessions and ASCeXAM Review Courses. Free for members with discounts on archived conference content. CME starting at $25/hour.
CME/MOC/CEU Reporting – Regular reporting of ASE educational credits to the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP), the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), and Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI). Free for members Not available
Career Resources ASE Members Nonmembers
ASE Career Center Increase exposure and reach to cardiovascular ultrasound job markets. Upload a resume, post a job, apply for a position, and more. Discounts for members for job and resume postings Regular price for job postings. No job searching for nonmembers
Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography Available for members only Not available
ASE Councils Choose to be a a member of one or more of the following councils: Cardiac Sonography, Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease, Perioperative Echocardiography, and Vascular Ultrasound. Council membership is open to all ASE members with an interest in the field, regardless of their area of practice. Free for members Not available
Research and Travel Grants Council and ASE Foundation grants for physicians, sonographers, and student members only. Other grants open to non-members with early notification for members. Member only access and/or early notification No Early Notification. Some grants and awards restricted to members only.
ASE-Endorsed Professional Liability Insurance for Sonographers  Comprehensive and Affordable Liability Insurance program administered by Healthcare Providers Service Organization (HPSO). Available for members only Not available
Open Application Process for ASE Committees – ASE’s leadership encourages interested members to apply for open positions to increase your involvement in your society. Influence the creation of guidelines and standards, courses, products and much more. Available for members only Not available
Publications – Over a $350 value per year! ASE Members Nonmembers
JASE: The Journal of the American Society for Echocardiography – Learn and stay current in the field of echocardiography by reading the journal’s original, peer-reviewed articles covering conventional procedures as well as newer clinical techniques. Free online access to all members. Print version included with most membership categories. Subscription fee starting at $378 per year for individuals.
NEW in 2017 CASE – An online, open-access, case reports journal designed to meet the needs of the medical community by providing timely, practical information on the challenges that face clinicians daily in delivering optimum patient care through efficient and effective diagnostic testing. The fees associated with accepted papers are $550 for ASE members. The fees associated with accepted papers are $800 for nonmembers.
The Echo, weekly e-Newsletters – ASE news and education to keep you informed about changes in the industry and upcoming events. Free for members Not available
Online Services ASE Members Nonmembers
Ask a Coding Expert – Get help with common coding and reimbursement issues with an easy online submission form and FAQ’s. Free for members Not available
Advocacy Alerts and Action Center – ASE members are alerted when legislative or regulatory issues threaten their practices, and are sent information about how to help protect our profession. Free for members Not available
Coding and Reimbursement Information – Annual coding and reimbursement newsletter and updates. Access to ASE’s coding expert to answer your specific questions about reimbursement. Free for members Not available
Connect@ASE – Easily locate members in your area through our online member directory. Communicate with colleagues via the internal messaging system. Free for members Not available
Products and Resources ASE Members Nonmembers
ASE Marketplace – An online store with a plethora of educational products and resources for your lab such as DVDs with CME, text books, guideline posters, and more. Significant discounts for members. Full price

 

 Membership Pricing

Membership Category Rate – USD Membership Category Description
Physician/Scientist U.S. $305.00 Physicians, scientists, and veterinarians out of training two (2) years or more and reside in the United States. This membership includes a print version to the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE).
Professional Industry Affiliate $305.00 Individuals with an interest in cardiovascular ultrasound that are not healthcare professionals, such as Hospital Administrators, Industry Professionals, and Media. This membership includes a print version to the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE).
Sonographer/Allied Health U.S. $160.00 Diagnostic medical sonographers, medical technologists, nurses, and physician assistants out of training two (2) years or more and reside in the United States. This membership includes a print version to the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE).
Rising Star U.S. $150.00 Physicians, scientists, veterinarians, diagnostic medical sonographers, medical technologists, nurses, and physician assistants out of training less than two (2) years and reside in the United States. This membership includes a print version to the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE).
International $100.00 Physicians, scientists, veterinarians, diagnostic medical sonographers, medical technologists, nurses and physician assistants out of training two (2) years or more and reside outside the United States. This membership includes online access ONLY to the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE). A print version of JASE is available for an additional fee of $90.
Rising Star International $85.00 Physicians, scientists, veterinarians, diagnostic medical sonographers, medical technologists, nurses, and physician assistants out of training less than two (2) years and reside outside the United States. A print version of the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE) is available for an additional fee of $90.
Fellow in Training/Student
U.S. and International
$75.00 Currently enrolled in a program to achieve training to become a physician, scientist, veterinarian, diagnostic medical sonographer, medical technologist, nurse, or physician assistant. This membership includes online access ONLY to the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE). A print version of JASE is available for an additional fee of $90.
Retired U.S. and International $75.00 Practitioners over the age of 65 who are no longer working in medicine full-time. This membership includes online access ONLY to the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE). A print version of JASE is available for an additional fee of $90.