AmSECT 2021 Leadership Symposium


Leadership Symposium Workshops:

January 13, 2021
February 10, 2021
March 10, 2021
April 14, 2021
May 12, 2021
June 9, 2021

The Leadership Symposium is a 6-session program consisting of 90-minute webinars geared toward aspiring perfusion leaders. Applications will be reviewed by the AmSECT Leadership Task Force. Attendees are selected on the strength of their qualifications, experience and personal statement. Completed applications will be accepted until Friday, October 23. All attendees will be notified of acceptance by Monday, November 30. You will then have three weeks to confirm attendance and pay the registration fee (deadline: December 22). Pre-work is required; assignments will be sent in early January. An application file that is incomplete will not be reviewed.

Registration Fee: $500. Fee includes all course materials.

Applications for the 2021 Leadership Symposium closed on October 23, 2020. Check back in late summer 2021 for more details on the AmSECT 2022 Leadership Symposium. 

Program Topics
Just Culture
Emotional Intelligence
Crucial Conversations
Leading in Times of Change
Quality Improvement
Organizational Leadership

Course Learning Objectives

  • Develop your individual leadership style
  • Identify the challenges unique to the perfusionist
  • Build connections with leaders in the perfusion field
  • Explore strategies for building a team
  • Describe tangible practices to optimize your relationship with your boss

Who Should Attend

The AmSECT Leadership Symposium is intended for perfusionists who are current or aspiring leaders, including those currently in management positions who desire to improve their leadership potential.

Program Structure

All attendees will need to participate in the six workshops. The workshops are scheduled for the second Wednesday of each month from January until June 2021. Please check back on the website for the full agenda for all of the workshops.

This program is generously supported by Medtronic.


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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Contact AmSECT

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