The Iranian Society of Echocardiography (ISE) was established on June 15th, 2007through the selection of a board of directors by its continuous Fellowship of Ehocardiography members, intends to promote ultrasound cardiovascular imaging throughout the country, make great strides in updating and standardizing the application of this diagnostic method, as well as in championing the rights of the country’s echo cardiographers via the selection of the members of its satellite committees (research, education and guild committees).

Currently, the Iranian Society of Echocardiography comprises 5 members of the board of directors, one inspector and 77 continuous members.

Board of Directors is comprised of the committee members of the Iranian Ministry of Health and Higher Education, who some of them designed and developed the Curriculum of Echocardiography Fellowship in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The list of Board of Directors is following:

  1. Zahra Ojaghi-Haghighi, MD. FACC/ President of ISE ( )

  2. Arezoo Zoroufian, MD / Secretary ( )

  3. Anita Sadeghpour, MD. FACC, FASE / Treasurer ( )

  4. Firouzeh Abtahi, MD ( )

  5. Kamal Khadem Vatan, MD ( )

  6. Nahid Salehi, MD/ Inspector ( )

The ISE’s publication is entitled “Archives of Cardiovascular Imaging”, which is available online at

The ISE’s website can be accessed at

Currently ISE is an affiliated member of European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI).