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Committee on Accreditation for Advanced Cardiovascular Sonography (COA-ACS)

Mary Alice Dilday
Executive Director
2100 Gateway Centre Blvd., Suite 310
Morrisville, NC 27560
Phone: (919) 465-9020
Email: coaacs@gmail.com

The Committee on Accreditation for Advanced Cardiovascular Sonography serves, under the auspices of the CAAHEP, to promote and advance the quality of educational programs for advanced cardiovascular sonographers.

Board Members
Matt M. Umland, RDCS, FASE, Chair
Fletcher A. Miller, Jr., MD, FASE, Vice Chair
Deborah Agler, ACS, RCT, RDCS, FASE
Pamela Burgess, BS, RDCS, RDMS, FASE
Teresa Daniele, MD
Ann L. Dempsey, RDCS, RDMS, RVT, FASE
Jennie Durant, BS, RDMS, RDCS, RVT
Benjamin Eidem, MD, FASE
Joy Guthrie, PhD, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, RCS, RCCS, RVS, FSDMS 
Mary Etta King, MD, FASE
Smadar Kort, MD, FASE
Marti L. McCulloch, MBA, BS, RDCS, FASE
Michelle Bierig, MPH, RDCS, ACS, FASE, Immediate Past President

For more detailed information on the development of the Advanced Cardiovascular Sonography profession, please 
click here to review the white paper published in the December 2009 issue of the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography.
 

Sponsors for Committee on Accreditation for Advanced Cardiovascular Sonography (COA-ACS)

American Society of Echocardiography
Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
 

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Learn more about the Advanced Cardiovascular Sonography Profession

Accreditation Documents

For Program Directors

Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in Advanced Cardiovascular Sonography (Revised 2016)

Request for Accreditation Services for Educational Programs for Advanced Cardiovascular Sonographers

For Programs Seeking Initial Accreditation

Considering program accreditation? Visit CAAHEP's "Accreditation ABCs",  a free service from CAAHEP to all program directors, but especially to newly appointed program directors, to guide their understanding of the accreditation process and to advise them on good practices.

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