About AmSECT

Pediatric and Congenital

The Vision of AmSECT’s Pediatric and Congenital Committee is to improve safety and quality of care for patients with congenital heart disease.

Mission Statement
The Mission of AmSECT’s Pediatric and Congenital Committee is to define a body of knowledge consistent with evidence-based best practices, facilitate opportunities for collaboration among providers, and to improve quality of care as it relates to extracorporeal technology while contributing to the advancement of the sub-specialty.

Scope and Responsibilities
Fellows of Pediatric Perfusion

Committee Members
Ashley Walczak, MBA CCP FPP, Chair
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Columbus, Ohio

Dafne Andrea Chianella, CCP, FPP
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina

Isaac R.K. Chinnappan, MS CCP LCP FPP CPBMT
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee
Tom Klein BS CCP FPP
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio
Molly Elisabeth Oldeen, MS CCP FPP
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

David A Palmer, EdD CCP
Director, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

James A. Reagor MPS CCP FPP
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio
Tami Rosenthal, CCP MBA FPP
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

For more information on this committee or to submit a question for the committee, please email AmSECT at amsect@amsect.org

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

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Chicago, IL 60611

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