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Echo China Night 2018


A dinner reception for celebration of achievement in Echocardiography, and in promoting clinical and academic collaboration between Chinese, Chinese-American and American Echo specialists, and a fun time to meet friends at ASE 2018


Sponsored by Philips Ultrasound

Organized by Chinese American Academy of Cardiology (CAAC)

Chinese Society of Ultrasound (CSU)

Chinese Association of Ultrasound in Medicine and Engineering (CAUME)


Date: 6/25/2018 (Monday) 6:00 PM- 9:30 PM


Location: Opry Backstage Grill/ the Inn at Opryland

2401 Music Valley Drive, Nashville, TN 37214


-       Chinese physicians/guests

-       US and international guests

-       Leaders from CAAC, CSU and CAUME

-       American cardiologists/Echocardiographers, and sonographers


6:00-6:30 PM Reception


6:30- 7:00 PM Opening speeches: "Thanks and Welcome"

Host: Qiong Zhao, MD, PhD, FASE

CAAC, Clinical President

Associate Professor of Medicine

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine Inova Campus

Associate Medical Director, Cardiac diagnostic services

Medical Director, Gainesville Vein and Vascular Center

Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Inova Fairfax Hospital

Falls Church, VA



1.    Leader from Chinese Echo Field


2.     Leader from US Echo Field


3.     Leader of Philips Ultrasound - Cardiology

Philips ultrasound vision and technology


7:00-8:30 Keynote Speeches (15 minutes for each) and Dinner

Speaker 1. Muhamed Saric, MD, FASE

Clinical Director, Non-Invasive Cardiology

New York University

New York City, USA


"2D/3D TEE Guidance of Percutaneous PFO Closure"


Speaker 2. Xiaojing Ma, MD

Medical Director of Echocardiography,

Wuhan Asia Heart Hospital

Wuhan, Hubei Province, China

"TEE in Aortic Valve Surgery- Experience from Wuhan Asia Heart Hospital"

8:30- 9:00 PM

Shuping Ge MD (CAAC BOT co-chair), David Hsi MD (CAAC Immediate Past Clinical President), Hao Wang MD (Medical Director of Echocardiography, FuWai Hospital)


  • Achievement Awards in Education and US- China Collaboration on Echocardiography - Dr . Ma, Xiaojing, Dr. Tian, Jiawei
  • Young Investigator Award (YIA, with certification and cash award)

    9:00 -9:30 PM free activity


    Organizing Committee

    Qiong (Joan) Zhao MD, PhD, FACC, FASE, Clinical President, CAAC

    Mei Zhang, MD, General Secretary, CSU

    Shuping Ge, MD, FASE, Co-chair of BOT, CAAC

    David Hsi, MD, FASE, Immediate Past Clinical President, CAAC


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