2021 Perfusion Conference Online

June 4-5, 2021 | Live Broadcast from the Texas Heart Institute

Overview

The Annual THI Perfusion Conference will be live broadcasted online June 4-5, 2021 from the Texas Heart Institute. The agenda for this year’s conference will include case reviews and discussion about the latest trends in the industry. Conference participants will earn CAT I Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) from the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP).

Funds raised at this year’s conference will provide critical programmatic support for the School of Perfusion as they continue to train the next generation of perfusionists.

June 4-5, 2021

Honoring Our Women Leading with the Heart

The 2021 meeting will celebrate our pioneering women leading with the heart. Trained by Texas Heart Institute’s founder, Denton A. Cooley, M.D., these women are honoring his legacy by leading the education and research programs he launched that have prepared thousands of cardiovascular professionals working around the world today. Upholding the Texas Heart Institute’s mission, the perfusion school is presently thriving with 24 students in training across the U.S. Since its opening in 1971, more than 900 students have graduated from the program. Many of those graduates were mentored by our pioneering women cardiologists and cardiac surgeons who embraced the essential role perfusionists play in operating the heart-lung machine and other ancillary devices to support patients who require cardiac care.

Registration Closed

Agenda

Friday June 4th

8:00am
Convocation: Welcome, THI Perfusion Conference 2021 | Deborah Adams

8:15
SIRS in Extracorporeal Circulation: The role of NETS | Athina Rammou

8:45
Neurologic Injury in Adults supported with ECMO | Linda Mongero

9:15
Can neurologic injury from Cardiac Surgery be prevented by hemodynamic monitoring | Kathleen Kibler

9:45
Critical Care for the Cardiac Patient | Dr. Priyanka Sen, MD

10:15
Break 15 minutes

10:30
Machine learning and artificial intelligence in medicine | Dr. Zain Khalpey, MD

11:00
Updates on ABCP Certification Process | Brad Kulat

11:30
Perfusion Certification process in Latin America | Bibi Aguerrevere

12:00
Ohio State Experience with Nautilus Smart | Medtronic Sponsor Dave Mast


12:30 Lunch Break


1:00pm
History of women in cardiac surgery and women in perfusion | Steve Sutton

1:30
Strategies for brain and visceral protection in aortic surgery | Dr. Ourania Preventza, MD

2:00
Heart disease and heart surgery in women | Dr. Lorraine Cornwell, MD

2:30
Surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation | Dr. Jennifer Cozart, MD

3:00 – Keynote Speaker
Cardiac disease in women | Dr. Stephanie Coulter, MD

3:30
Panel Discussion | Preventza MD, Cornwell MD, Cozart MD, Coulter MD

Saturday, June 5th

Convocation | Kathleen Kibler

8:00am – Keynote Speaker
Building on the triangle of trust-optimizing physiologic perfusion | Dr. Charles Fraser Jr, MD

8:30
Nurturing culture to achieve optimal performance | Dr. Erin Gottlieb, MD

9:00
ABO incompatible heart transplantation and total blood volume exchangeBlake Denison

9:30
Novel method deair Heartware |Tiffany Robb

9:45
Break

10:00
Video – “Three Firsts: Women Pioneers in American Surgery.”  | Produced, Created by and With Permission, American Association of Women Surgeons

10:15
New Innovations from Spectrum Medical Spectrum Sponsor Wade Berger

10:45
TAVI/TAVR Implantation/Repair: Adult Congenital | Daniel Blackwell

11:00
Oxygenator Failure on CPB | Regan Fehrenbacher

11:15
Bivalirudin, anticoagulant for CPB | Sarah Gadille

11:30
Perfusion Safety and Preparedness Lydia Goss


11:45 Lunch Break


12:15 pm
Mannitol management on CPB | Victor Mendoza

12:30
Novel pediatric central ECMO cannulation as bridge to lung transplant Guian Mirabueno

12:45
CPB management in the Jehovah Witness patientKelvin Tidwell

1:00
Suspected malignant hyperthermia considerations in CPB Melissa Zachary

1:15
Kawasaki’s disease and coronary aneurysms on CPB | Drew Beaver

1:30
Humanitarian healthcare: a perfusionist journey | Deborah Adams

1:45
Closing Remarks | Ann Guercio

1:50
Zoom Virtual Social Music Hour

Online Conference

We are taking it online.

The symposium will be broadcasted from the Texas Heart Institute – The Denton A. Cooley Building located within the Texas Medical Center.

Pre-registration is required and livestream instructions will be sent to the email address submitted through our registration forms.

Registration (Required)

Registration is closed for the conference

For last-minute registration contact jphilpot@texasheart.org

Perfusion Community Partners

Thank you to our loyal perfusion community. Together we change lives.

Sponsors

CEU

The Annual THI Perfusion Conference will be broadcasted online June 4-5, 2021. from the Texas Heart Institute. The agenda for this year’s conference will include case reviews and discussion about the latest trends in the industry. Conference participants will earn CAT I Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) from the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP).

Registration Fees

 $50 Perfusionists (Awarded ABCP CEUs)

 Free Perfusion Students/General Admission (Non-CEU Seeking)