Agenda | Attendee Application 

There are five Leadership Symposium Educational Commitments. 

You must be registered at AmSECT University.  There are three activities before the symposium .You will be required to attend the following vents and complete the assigned reading, and the coursework at AmSECTU. Here are the details.

Pre-Leadership Symposium


January 9, 2020
January 30, 2020
February 20, 2020


Readings and coursework will be assigned in early November.

St. Louis, MO Symposium Agenda


7:00 am – 7:45 am


7:45 am – 8:00 am


Personal Leadership

8:00 am - 9:45 am

Case Study Interactive Exercises

Facilitator: David Fitzgerald, MPH CCP
Clinical Coordinator, Medical University of South Carolina

Facilitator: Tami M. Rosenthal, BS MBA CCP LP FPP
Chief Perfusionist, Perfusion Services, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

9:45 am - 10:15 am 


Team Leadership

10:15 am – 11:45 am

Case Study Interactive Exercises

Facilitator: James A. Reagor, MPS CCP FPP
Director, Cardiovascular Perfusion, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Facilitator: Karim Jabr, CCP LP CSSBB
Chief Perfusionist, Navicent Health

Luncheon Speaker

11:45 am - 12:00 pm 

Break and Grab Lunch

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Luncheon Speaker

Presenter: Karim S. Bandali, Ph.D.
Vice President, Global Marketing & Service, Cardiac Surgery, Medtronic

Organizational Leadership 

This session will include strategies for managing-up, negotiating, and strategic planning.

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The Clinical Leader: From Bedside to Boardroom

Facilitator: Ms. Alexis Perri
Director, Cardiac Nursing, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Case Study Interactive Session

Facilitator: Kenneth Shann CCP
Boston, MA

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Using Data to Drive Quality Improvement

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Interactive Session 

Facilitator: Donald Likosky, PhD
Section Head, Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School 

Facilitator: Tim Dickinson MS CCP
Director, Perfusion Services, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

5:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Closing Remarks - Chairman Remarks

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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