The Canadian Cardiovascular Congress – 24 to 27 Oct. 2015

The Canadian Cardiovascular Congress will be held from October 24-27th this year in Toronto. The program is amazing with incredible Canadian talent and international speakers participating. There is a Year In Review program, an excellent day for Trainees and  several comprehensive Guideline workshops.  There is definitely something for every interest.

CSE will also be hosting our annual dinner to recognize this year’s Achievement Awardee on 26 Oct. as well as holding a spotlight session titled “Incorporating the ASE/EACVI Chamber Quantification Recommendations Into Clinical Practice”. This will be held on 26 Oct 2015 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

It would be great to see you and your colleagues there. The preliminary program is available here and registration is now open.


ASE 2015 – Boston: 12 – 16 June 2015

ASE held its annual scientific meeting at the Boston Haynes Convention Centre from 12 to 16 June 2015.

There were many Canadian physicians and monographers there. CSE also became an inaugural member of the ASE International Alliance Partners Program.

CSE is an unaugral partner for the newly formed ASE International Alliance Parters

CSE is an inaugural partner for the newly formed ASE International Alliance Partners Program

During the meeting leaders from echocardiography societies around the world gathered together at ASE’s annual International Leadership Roundtable. The group, representing senior leadership from 14 countries including ASE’s International Alliance Partners, shared a meal and gave informal reports on activities and issues within their parts of the world.

ASE 2015 International Round Table

ASE 2015 International Leadership Roundtable Group Photo

Announcing a new open access echo journal – Echo Research and Practice

The Canadian Society of Echocardiography is delighted to announce a collaboration with the British Society of Echocardiography and Bioscientifica on their new journal, Echo Research and Practice. As the first open access journal in echocardiography, all articles published in Echo Research and Practice are free to read, offering global exposure for authors’ research. Dr. Kwan Chan from Ottawa Heart will be our representative editor.

Special Discount for CSE Members!

As an open access journal, Echo Research and Practice is funded by article publication charges. This fee is discounted by 10% for all articles published by CSE members.

Submit your article at

17th Annual Canadian Echo Weekend – Registration is Now Open

17th Annual Canadian Society of Echocardiography Weekend will be held on April 23-25, 2015 at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel. We have developed an exciting educational program for you.

The Annual Canadian Echo Weekend is designed around your needs and requests over the past sixteen meetings. We will focus on common clinical problems encountered in your practice and the important role that echocardiography plays in diagnosis and patient management. Novel and evolving technologies to enhance your diagnostic capabilities and improve patient care will be highlighted.


The online echo calculators now have a new look! Celebrating the 10th anniversary on the CSE site!

The new MDMath echocardiography calculators (formerly known as CardioMath) have been used by thousands of clinicians from nearly every country on the globe for over a decade. The Canadian Society of Echocardiography has been their home on the web since 2005. The echo calculators now have a new look and has been updated with the latest ASE/EACVI recommendations and guidelines.

Check out the new look at:

iASE 3.0 is now available with the updated ASE/EACVI 2015 Chamber Quantification Recommendations

iASE 3.0 has been released. This compilation of guideline-related apps with helpful echo calculators was rated in the top five apps for echo in a recent MedPage article.  It was praised for its utility in practice. It now contains the new Recommendations for Cardiac Chamber Quantification by Echocardiography in Adults: An Update from the American Society of Echocardiography and the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging, JASE, January 2015.  This version also has a brand new, and improved, user interface for easier navigation. People who have already purchased the app will get a free upgrade, but everyone else can purchase it for USD$4.99. It is available in both the Apple and Google Play stores.