Indian Academy of Echocardiography

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IAE Membership


 

Benefits

 

IAE is the largest cardiac imaging society in India. Membership of IAE provides an ideal platform to connect and interact with the cardiac imaging professionals in India and brings you several benefits-

 

  • Regular updates about all important echo-related activities of the IAE and its local chapters.
  • Discounts on registration fee for the annual Echo India meetings.
  • Complimentary print copy of the Journal of IAE (the journal is undergoing major transformation, we will update you soon).
  • Opportunity to showcase your work to your fraternity through IAE e-newsletter.
  • Opportunity to assume executive and leadership positions in the IAE Executive Committee.
  • Opportunity to apply for IAE Fellowship, IAE Accreditation.
  • Several other benefits through our international partnerships with the American Society of Echocardiography, European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging, Asian-pacific Association of Echocardiography, etc.

 

 

Membership Types

 

1) Life Member (Physicians)

 

  • Eligibility- DM/ DNB Cardiology; MCh/ DNB Cardiothoracic Surgery; MD/ DNB Medicine/ Pediatrics/ Anesthesia/ Chest Medicine; Post graduate degree in Critical Care/ Cardiac Anesthesia; PGDCC; MRCP; and FRCP.

 

2) Associate Member (Physicians)

 

  • MBBS with an experience in echocardiography of two years; All other members of the modern medicine, including foreigners with medical degrees, having an experience in echocardiography of two years.

 

3) Cardiac Sonographer Member

 

  • Members with BSc or MSc degree in Echocardiography from a recognized university.

 

4) Technician Member

 

  • Recognized technicians with experience in echocardiography of two years as certified by the Head of the Department.

 

5) Corporate Member

 

  • Please click here for Privileges and Pre-requisites for IAE Corporate Membership.

 

Please note, all membership applications are subject to the approval by the IAE Credential Committee, Executive Committee and the General Body.

 

 

Membership Fee

 

IAE Membership requires only one-time fee.

 

  • Life Member: One-time payment of Rs. 10,000 /- (US$ 500 for International Physicians; US$ 300 for SAARC Members).
  • Associate Member: One-time payment of Rs. 10,000 /-.
  • Cardiac Sonographer/ Technician: One-time payment of Rs. 4000 /-.

 

‘Club 35’ Scheme

 

IAE currently offers a 50% discount on the membership for the applicants under 35 years of age at the time of application.

 

 

How to apply?

 

  • Both online and offline options are available for applying for the IAE membership.
  • Once we receive your membership application, your application will be acknowledged via email. If your application is found suitable by the Credential Committee, a provisional membership number will be assigned to you and intimated to you. However, your membership will become finally accepted only after approval by the Executive Committee and General Body during the next Echo India Annual Meeting.

 

Online Application

 

  • Make online fee payment. The payment can be made using net-banking. Save the snapshot of the acknowledgement that you receive. Our bank details are as follows-
  • Beneficiary name : Indian Academy Of Echocardiography
    Bank name : Allahabad  Bank
    Bank address : C-1/13, Ashok Vihar, Phase-2, Delhi-110052
    Account No. : 50375653075
    Branch Code : 3422
    IFSC : ALLA0213422
    SWIFT Code : ALLAINBBRPN
  • Fill-up the application form (click here to download the application form). Save it as PDF or as a scan.
  • Email the following items to IAE headquarter at iaechohq@gmail.com-
    • Completely filled-up and signed application form.
    • Payment acknowledgement
    • All relevant medical qualification documents; certificates of experience signed by the relevant authority (where applicable)
    • Date of birth certificate, if you are applying under ‘Club 35’ scheme.

 

Offline Application

 

  • Fill-up the application form (click here to download the application form).
  • Send the completed application form, membership fee cheque/ demand draft, photo copies of relevant medical degrees, certificates of experience signed by the relevant authority (where applicable) and the date of birth certificate (only for ‘Club 35’ applicants) to the following address-
  •  

    Indian Academy of Echocardiography,

    C-1/16, Ashok Vihar, Phase-II,

    New Delhi -110052.

     

  • The cheque/demand draft for the application fee should be made in the name of “Indian Academy of Echocardiography” payable at Delhi.