CSE 2018 Meeting – Original Works & Clinical Cases Winners

CSE_Poster_2018The CSE would like to thank again all the young clinicians and investigators who presented their clinical cases and research at our recent symposium; Dr Christine Henri (Montreal Heart Institute) for the organization of this competition; as well as the judges who had the very difficult task of selecting the best posters considering the high quality of each presentation. The winners are:
– In the “Clinical Cases” category: 1. Tan Suwatanaviroj (Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute) and 2. Anhar Alhussaini (McMaster University)
Judges: Drs Arsène Basmadjian (Montreal Heart Institute), Davinder Jassal (Max Rady College of Medecine, University of Manitoba) and Dinesh Thavendiranathan (Toronto General Hospital)
– In the “Original Works” category: 1. Jennifer Meloche (Toronto General Hospital) and 2. Francois Simard (Montreal Heart Institute)
Judges: Drs Harald Becher (ABACUS Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute), Ian Burwash (Ottawa Heart Institute) and Francois Tournoux (CHUM, Montreal).
We encourage more young clinicians and investigators to submit their abstracts in the future.
The CSE will also support young professionals who will have abstracts accepted at ASE and EACVI in 2018. Please do not hesitate to contact us at info@csecho.ca for additional information.  

CSE Annual Education Weekend 2019

The 2018 meeting was very successful again with 700+ participants.  The meeting in 2019 will be held in Toronto from 11 to 13 April 2019.

Please mark your calendar and hope to see you there.The registration website will be up in Jan 2019.CSE2018_Panorama



Welcome to the 20th Annual Canadian Echo Weekend – 12 to 14 April 2018



Dear colleagues and friends,

We are looking forward to welcoming you all to the 20th anniversary Canadian Society of Echocardiography Annual Echo Weekend at the Toronto Downtown Marriott. We have well over 700 participants and are looking towards a record attendance. The meeting starts Thursday  evening at 6:30 with dinner followed by a look back and forward to the use of Echocardiography and novel technology in Canada.

The main meeting begins Friday, chock full of interactive symposia, as well as our hands-on sessions for those who registered. We close Friday with Echo Jeopardy, organized by the Young Echocardiographers of Canada. More symposia and workshops take place on Saturday. We will have joint sessions on Friday with the EACVI and Saturday with the ASE. We close with our famous cases from around the country.

We will have a Twitter handle again to receive questions from the audience and there will be ample time to interact with experts.


Stop by at the breaks to see the research posters submitted by echo trainees from across the county, vying to research awards.

We hope that you will appreciate the changes incorporated based on your feedback and are excited to see you tomorrow.

Safe travels.

Lawrence Rudski MD

President, Canadian Society of Echocardiography

CSE Annual Education Weekend 2018 – Registration is now open



The 20th Annual Canadian Society of Echocardiography Weekend  will be held from 12 to 14 April, 2018 at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel. We have developed an exciting educational program for you celebrating our 20th anniversary with a special look at Echocardiography Past, Present and Future on Thursday evening. This will be followed by two case-based packed days of learning and interaction with colleagues, friends and experts from across Canada.

The Annual Canadian Echo Weekend is designed around your needs and requests over the past nineteen 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 registration is now open. Please click on the following link to view the program and register:


Pls. register early. The hands-on workshops sold out very quickly in previous years.

CSE Activities at CCC 2017, Vancouver

CSE Annual General Meeting
Dear CSE Member,

The CSE Annual General Meeting will take place on Monday, October 23, 2017 between 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Room 116/117.
This meeting will highlight the activities and accomplishments of CSE and its members. The AGM is an excellent opportunity to:
  • Find out what the Society has been doing for you
  • Hear about some of the exciting initiatives planned for the coming year
  • Vote on matters of governance
  • Network with colleagues

Monday, October 23, 2017 

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Vancouver Convention Centre, Room 116/117
Please contact CSE at cse@ccs.ca if you have any questions or additional items that you would like to discuss at the meeting.
2017 CSE Annual Achievement Award
Congratulations Dr. Dr. Chi-Ming Chow for being selected to receive the 2017 CSE Annual Achievement Award! 
Chi-Ming Chow, MD FRCPC
St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
 This award recognizes Canadian cardiologists who have made significant contributions to echocardiography in terms of leadership, teaching or research.
The award will be presented during the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Awards Ceremony on Sunday, October 22, 2017 between 6:15 PM – 8:00 PM at Vancouver Convention Centre, Waterfront Ballroom. It is hoped you will attend to congratulate your colleague in person!
CSE Activities at CCC 2017

Sunday, October 22, 2017
09:00-10:00, 10:15-11:15, 11:30-12:30
My Worst Echo Nightmare II: Cases from Coast-to-Coast
VCC 221/222
Workshop: The Optimal Use of Echo In Heart Failure: When, Why and How Often
VCC 223-224
CCS Awards Ceremony
Fairmont Waterfront, Waterfront Ballroom
The CSE Annual Achievement Award will be presented at the CCS Awards Ceremony. Please join us!
Monday, October 23, 2017
Canadian Society of Echocardiography: The Latest International Echo Guidelines – A Canadian Perspective by Canadian Contributors
VCC 116/117
CSE Annual General Meeting
VCC 116/117