Our Annual Meeting
Live in-person, unique educational perfusion meeting with a focus on building relationships
Live in-person educational event from your local perfusion, ECMO, VAD and cardiac surgery community. Hands-on interactive morning sessions. Learn about the latest techniques and technology in friendly small group settings.
Scientific sessions from leading local experts. Collective panel discussions on techniques and hot topics in perfusion and ECMO.
Keynote address from Dr. James Cox, innovator best known for the development of the Cox-Maze procedure for treatment of atrial fibrillation
Interactive vendor room. Learn more about current and new technology by speaking with the experts of leading perfusion technology.
A focus on building and strengthening perfusion relationships. Connect in person with the perfusion community and your colleagues.
Lunch, snacks, cocktail hour (with live entertainment) and dinner, all included with registration fee.
12.8 ABCP CAT 1 CEU’s were awarded for this meeting.
10 CME's were awarded by AARC for RT's
James Cox MD
Professor of Cardiac Surgery
Kevin Hodges MD
Director, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Cardiac Surgery Northwestern Memorial Hospital Assistant Professor of Surgery.
Chirantan Mangukia MD
Surgical Director of Lung Transplantation Loyola University
Ryan Piech CCP, LP
Chief Perfusionist, University of Chicago
University of Chicago
Randy McGregor CCP, LP
Cynthia Urbas CCP, LP
Advocate Children's Hospital
Karim Bandai PhD
Karim Bandai, President Medtronic Cardiac Surgery
James Brown CCP. LP
Northshore University Health System
Crystal Chickey RN
Haemonetics Midwest Region Clinical Director
Lung transplant recipient
Mike Kotwas CCP, LP
Perfusion Technologists of Greater Chicago