David Adams is a renowned innovator in echocardiography practice, research and education. He is a cardiac sonographer emeritus who has worked for more than 38 years at Duke University Medical Center and has over 32 years of experience in registry reviews. He is the recipient of the first ASE Sonographer Lifetime Achievement Award and a past recipient of the ASE’s Distinguish Sonographer Teaching Award. He is dedicated to helping students master the keys to passing their registry exams. As a leader in the field, David combines humor with clinical expertise in providing a practical approach to cardiac ultrasound.
David has authored over 140 publications, including the Adult Echo Digital Loops and Echo Quiz Cards. Most importantly, David is known for his ability to teach echocardiography in a practical, informative manner – a technique that pays dividends for his students as they seek the RDCS or RCS credential.