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ASNC Leadership Development Program

The ASNC Leadership Development Program (LDP) is a three-year mentoring program that was developed by the Society to ensure that the field of nuclear cardiology continues to benefit from the talent and passion of its practitioners. Each year, ASNC members volunteer their time and expertise to make the Society stronger through clinical guidelines, education programs, and grassroots activities. The Leadership Development Program is the training ground for the next generation of ASNC volunteers. For more information about this program and how to apply, please click here for an overview.

Applicants are invited to select a curriculum track as part of the application process to help match their volunteer activities and training with their interests and expertise. Current curriculum tracks for ASNC’s Leadership Development Program include the following five topic areas:

ASNC is currently accepting applications for the 2015 Leadership Development Program. Please fill out this application, and mail it to ASNC at the address below by July 23, 2014.

American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
4340 East-West Highway
Suite 1120
Bethesda, MD 20814

The Leadership Development Program is open to all ASNC members. To join ASNC or renew your membership, please click here.


2013 & 2014 LDP Participants:

Renee Bullock-Palmer, MD, FASNC
Deborah Heart & Lung Center
Browns Mills, NJ

Committees/Projects:
Member Relations Committee
ASNC2014 Faculty
NCKSAP Question Writer 2014

W. Lane Duvall, MD
Hartford Hospital
Hartfod, CT

Committees/Projects
Imaging Protocols Guidelines

Rami Doukky, MD, FASNC
John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL

Committees/Projects:
Writer: Model LCD for MIBG (ACC Representative)

Andrew Kontak, MD
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY

Committiees/Projects:
PET Focus
NCKSAP Question Writer 2014

Viviany Taqueti, MD
Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Committees/Projects:
Member Relations Committee
NCKSAP Ventricular Function Module 2014
ASNC 2014 Case-Based Presentations 

Andrew Freeman, MD
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

Committees/Projects:
Education Committee
ASNC2014 Case Submission
JNC CME Reviewer
ASNC Web Case Submission

Bryan Kerr, CNMT, RT(N)
Indiana University Health
Goshen, IN

Committees/Projects:
Member Relations Committee
ASNC2014 Moderator, Speaker & Abstract Presenter
ASNC2013 Co-Moderator & Abstract Presenter

Robert O’Donnell, MD
University of Cincinnati – UCMC
Cincinnati, OH

Committees/Projects:
PET/CT and SPECT Focus
Cardiac PET Teaching File

Indu Poornima, MD
West Penn Allegheny Health System
Pittsburgh, PA

Committees/Projects:
Quality Assurance Committee
NCKSAP Question Writer 2014

Ajay Srivastava, MD
Scripps Clinic
La Jolla, CA

Committees/Projects:
ASNC2011 Young Investigator Award Finalist
Contributor- ASNC Podcasts: 2011-2013
ASNC2012 & ASNC2013 Scientific Sessions Program Committee
ASNC2012 & ASNC2014 Reviewer: Abstracts & Travel Grants
ASNC2013 Moderator & Panelist
ASNC2013 & ASNC2014 Case Presenter
NCKSAP Question Writer 2014
Speaker- Fellow-in-Training Program, ASNC at ACC 2014

Suman Tandon, MD, FASNC
Yale University
New Haven, CT

Committees/Projects:
Health Policy Committee
Chair, ASNC Statement on Nuclear Imaging in Women Writing Group
Writer: Model LCD for MIBG
NCKSAP Question Writer 2014



2011 & 2012
John Askew, MD, FASNC
Jamieson Bourque, MD, FASNC
Saurabh Malhotra, MD, FASNC
Tina Sias, MD, FASNC

2010
Janet Hays, MD, FASNC
Edward Miller, MD, PhD, FASNC
Matthew Schumaecker, MD, FASNC

2009
Maryam Afshar, MD
Ron Blankstein, MD
Andressa Borges, MD, FASNC
David Ng, MD, FASNC
Lawrence Phillips, MD, FASNC

2008
Karthikeyan Ananthasubramaniam, MD, FASNC
Andrew Einstein, MD, PhD, FASNC – ASNC Board At-large member
Sujith Kalathiveetil, MD
Rupa Mehta, MD, FASNC
Senthil Sundaram, MD, MPH
Scott Yoder, MD, FASNC

2007
Mouaz Al-Mallah, MD, FASNC
Darcy Conaway, MD
Regina Druz, MD, FASNC
Shawn Gregory, MD
Todd Kerwin, MD, FASNC
Jothiharan Mahenthiran, MD
Maria Sciammarella, MD
Richard Thompson, MD
Barbara Ziegner, CNMT, NCT, FASNC
2006
Aman Amanullah, MD, PhD, FASNC
Abdou Elhendy, MD, PhD
Fabio Esteves, MD
John Friedman, MD
Kanny Grewal, MD, FASNC
Gabriel Grossman, MD, PhD, FASNC
Donna Polk, MD, MPH, FASNC
Raymond Russell, III, MD, PhD, FASNC – ASNC Board Secretary
Massimiliano Szulc, PhD, FASNC
Aseem Vashist, MD, FASNC
R. Parker Ward, MD, FASNC

2005
Olakunle Akinboboye, MD, MPH, FASNC
Dennis Calnon, MD, FASNC
Wael Jaber, MD
Michael Miyamoto, MD
Gavin Noble, MD
Prem Soman, MD, PhD, FASNC – ASNC Board Treasurer, Current Chair LDP
Thomas Watters, MD, FASNC

2004

Brian Abbott, MD, FASNC – ASNC Board Vice President
Edouard Daher, MD
Dipti Itchhaporia, MD
Vincent JB Robinson, MD

2003 Marcelo Di Carli, MD
Edward Ficaro, PhD, FASNC
Howard Lewin, MD, FASNC
Mary Walsh, MD, FASNC

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