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Shernan Elected President of the National Board of Echocardiagraphy

Stanton K. Shernan, MD, FAHA, FASE, director of Cardiac Anesthesia in BWH's Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, has been elected president of the National Board of Echocardiography (NBE). Shernan has preformed 15 years of service with the NBE and was selected for his international reputation and devotion of his academic career to research and education in the use of perioperative, echocardiography and its influence on surgical decision-making.

Since its inception, the NBE has become the leading, international renowned board for physicians seeking certification in transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography. Its mission is to develop a certification process that will publicly recognize those physicians who have completed an approved training program in echocardiography, and passed an examination of special competence in echocardiography that is developed and administered by the NBE.

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