Lifetime achievement award

The British Society of Echocardiography presents the Lifetime Achievement Award annually to recognise members who have contributed significantly, and demonstrated outstanding achievements and longevity, within the field of echocardiography.

The award acknowledges the winner’s sustained achievements within the echo community during a distinguished career. Nominees must be a member of the Society and have demonstrated outstanding leadership characteristics throughout their career, inspiring and developing others.

The Honorary Secretary invites nominations prior to the annual general meeting each year. The winner is chosen by a select panel consisting of the President, Immediate Past President and Vice President.

Award recipients
  • Mr Graham Leech, 2012
  • Ms Gill Wharton, 2013
  • Dr Gordon Williams, 2014
  • Professor Mark Monaghan, 2015
  • Professor John Chambers, 2016
  • Ms Dawn Appleby, 2016
  • Ms Jude Skipper, 2017
  • Mr Jacob Easaw, 2017
  • Dr Helen Rimington, 2018
  • Mrs Jane Allen, 2019
  • Mrs Liana Shirley, 2019
  • Mrs Hilary Jessop, 2019