The Chicago Land Perfusion Foundation 2023 Annual Meeting Agenda
Saturday, March 4th 2023
Rivers Casino, Heart Room. Des Plaines, Illinois
8:30am- 9:00am- Vendor setup and registration open (ID required for registration).
Student Lecture Sessions:
Moderators-Greg Mork CCP, Julie Collins CCP, Bradley Kulat CCP
9:00am-9:20am- Benton Farrell, Quinnipiac University perfusion student
Comparison of Intra-aortic balloon pump and Impella for treatment of
acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock
9:20am-9:40am- Logan Hislope, Rush University perfusion student
Timing of Initiation of COVID VV ECMO. Did it matter? Did it not matter? Why are we asking?
9:40am-10:00am- Nicholas Lozanovski, Quinnipiac University perfusion student
Surgical AVR with CABG versus TAVR with PCI in patients with significant CAD
10:00am-10:20am- Cris Parra, Rush University perfusion student
The advent of Cytosorb to augment the treatment of COVID ECMO
10:20am-10:40am- Anita Parker, Rush University perfusion student
Potential evolution of the Perfusionist role in adult congenital cases
10:40am-11:30am- Student and Perfusionist Interactive Panel-
David Kouri, CCP Emeritus, Dave Durdov CCP, Steve Moss, CCP
Perfusion Education and clinical rotations: Viewpoint from students, clinical affiliates and perfusionists
Break – 11:30am-12:00pm
A Working Lunch: Boxed lunch served during lectures.
Moderators- Chris Wurzer CCP, Bradley Kulat CCP, Dave Chabot CCP
12:00pm-12:30pm- Greg Mork, CCP. Rush University. Guest speaker for Grifols
Hereditary Antithrombin Deficiency (hATd) and Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Risk:
Are You Asking the Right Questions?
12:30pm- 1:00pm- Verna Nelson- Principle Clinical Specialist, Terumo Cardiovascular
Product Training During the COVID-19 Pandemic
1:00pm-1:30pm- Angie Zupancic- Area Business Manager, ACD. Werfen
Powering Patient Care in the CV OR
1:30pm-2:00pm- Dr. Christopher Mehta MD, Director of “Code Aorta” program
and assistant professor of surgery, attending cardiac surgeon at Northwestern University.
Code Aorta – rapid on set requires rapid deployment
2:00pm- 2:30pm- Break
2:30pm-3:00pm- Dr. Benjamin Bryner MD, Associate director heart transplantation
and mechanical support,assistant professor of surgery at Northwestern University.
Transmedics Organ Care System use at Northwestern
3:00pm-3:45pm- Honored Keynote Speaker- Dr. Robert Bartlett MD, Active Professor Emeritus,
Acute Care Surgery at University of Michigan.
ECMO-Past, Present and the Future
3:45pm-4:30pm- Dr. Antone Tatooles MD, Assistant professor, department of cardiovascular surgery,
Rush Medical College, Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgical Associates, Advocate Christ Medical Center.
ECMO today and cannulation strategies
4:30pm-5:00pm- Panel discussion, Dr. Mehta, Dr. Bryner, Dr. Bartlett, Dr. Tatooles
5:00pm-6:00pm- Cocktail Hour and vendor interaction.
Dinner Special Presentation and Evening Lectures:
Moderators: Randy McGregor CCP, Andy Jaley LP, MB, Stephanie Canchola CCP
6:00pm-7:30pm- My experience on ECMO. Three Patient Perspectives.
Maria Young, ECMO Patient and Founder of Maria’s Miracle.
Nicholas P. Dodge, ECMO patient, double lung recipient
Nelson Tamondong, ECMO patient
7:30pm-8:15pm- James Brown CCP, Northshore University Health System. Randy McGregor CCP,
Northwestern University, Mike Kotwas CCP, Perfusion Technologists of Greater Chicago.
Alternative strategies for CRRT on ECMO round table discussion
8:15pm-8:45pm- Yesenia Garcia RT, Rush University
Cannulate, Extubate, Ambulate
8:45pm- 9:00pm- Yesenia Garcia RT, James Brown CCP, Randy McGregor CCP, Mike Kotwas CCP,
What did we learn today? ECMO panel
9:00pm-9:30pm- Awards, scholarships and vendor interactive awards