ELIZABETH McILWAIN, MHS, RDCS, FASE
TECHNICAL CONSULTANT, ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
Elizabeth plays a key role in ensuring that JR Associates' echocardiography clients receive the guidance and support they need to deliver high quality of service and achieve accreditation.
Passionate about elevating echocardiography as a profession, Elizabeth has devoted her entire career to building awareness of clinical best practices. Essentially, she's a teacher who thrives on the challenge of helping colleagues master rapidly evolving medical technology - and helping patients gain access to better answers, more accurate test results, and appropriate treatments.
Elizabeth has focused on cardiovascular diagnostics for more than 20 years. Currently, in addition to offering accreditation consulting expertise, she is a research sonographer and instructor at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC). Previously, she managed cardiology services at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, and earlier in her career, she served as a cardiac sonographer at a private New Orleans Hospital.
A registered cardiac sonographer and a graduate of LSUHSC, Elizabeth earned a master's degree in Health Care Management/Administration, and a BS in Cardiopulmonary Science. She was instrumental in founding the New Orleans Society of Echo, and has remained active through the years. Currently, she serves as co-chair of the American Society of Echocardiography Advocacy Committee, and is a Sonography Council board member.
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