Links to Professional Associations

Their vision is "To be the recognized credentialing organization for Cardiovascular Technology and emerging medical professionals."

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE)
An organization of professionals committed to excellence in cardiovascular ultrasound and its application to patient care through education, advocacy, research, innovation and service to our members and the public.

Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS)
Founded in 1970 to promote, advance, and educate its members and the medical community in the science of Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers® (ARDMS®)
Incorporated in June 1975, ARDMS is an independent, nonprofit organization that administers examinations and awards credentials in the areas of diagnostic medical sonography, diagnostic cardiac sonography, vascular technology, and ophthalmic biometry.