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Save the date for AmSECT's 56th International Conference in collaboration with the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS)

April 28 – May 1, 2018 in San Diego, CA

More information will be added as we approach the event. If you have questions please contact us at amsect@amsect.org

AmSECT Call for Abstracts

Now accepting submissions until Friday, February 9 at 11:59pm CT.

Thank you for your interest in submitting an abstract to be considered for AmSECT's 56th International Conference. All abstract submissions will be reviewed by the 56th International Conference Planning Committee, and submitters will be notified of their abstract status in Spring 2018.

In order to be considered for an abstract presentation at the AmSECT International Conference, all submitters must provide a manuscript for the Journal of ExtraCorporeal Technology (JECT) in addition to completing the submission form. Please go to http://www.editorialmanager.com/jectjournal to submit your manuscript by May 20, 2018.

This year the Conference Planning Committee is interested in reading abstracts that address the following topics:

  • Safety
  • Leadership
  • Emerging perfusion strategies

Abstract presentation opportunities are not limited to this list of subjects. Other topics will also be considered for the conference.

To begin your submission log into your AmSECT.org profile. Choose a track from the dropdown menu below and click "GO"

If you have any questions regarding your submission please contact AmSECT Headquarters at amsect@amsect.org.


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AmSECT Membership Eligibility

An Active Member shall be any perfusionist active in the practice of extracorporeal circulation technology. There are also opportunities to become a Transitional Active Member for those less than a year removed from graduation from an approved accredited training program. Other options include; an Associate Membership, International Membership, Perioperative Blood Management Clinician Membership, and Student Membership.

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Looking for Employment Opportunities?

AmSECT members may post an available position for a perfusion specialty at your institution or firm.

Non-members may also post positions free of charge, to be reviewed by National Headquarters prior to posting.

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