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20th Annual Update on Perfusion Conference


Charleston, South Carolina, October 25 - 27, 2018

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The Conference Schedule is NOW AVAILABLE HERE!


Medical University of South Carolina (151-A Rutledge Avenue Charleston, SC 29425)

and the Homewood Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District (415 Meeting Street Charleston, SC 29403)


Look who just turned 20!  The Cardiovascular Perfusion program at MUSC will be hosting the 20th Annual Update on Perfusion Conference, October 25-27, 2018 in Charleston, SC.  As one of the longest running multi-disciplinary scientific programs, The Update on Perfusion Conference features the industry’s most contemporary techniques and emerging technological advancements.  Conference delegates will hear from thought leaders representing adult and congenital cardiothoracic surgery, anesthesiology, cardiovascular perfusion, and industry.

In celebrating our 20th anniversary, this year’s conference program will incorporate dedicated sessions on quality improvement, minimally invasive surgery, blood management, teamwork, and patient safety.  The conference also provides hand-on access to high-fidelity perfusion simulation technologies, as well as updates from our manufacturing partners on the newest commercial technologies.  Attendees of the Update on Perfusion Conference include perfusionists from across the United States.

After the conference is completed on Saturday, attendees can enjoy all the history and beauty that Charleston, South Carolina has to offer.


Register through 123Signup here. 

Early Bird Rates (May 1st - September 15th)
Full Conference - $375
Thursday Session Only - $75
Friday Session Only - $150
Saturday Session Only - $150

Regular Rates (September 16th - October 23rd)
Full Conference - $400
Thursday Session Only - $75
Friday Session Only - $175
Saturday Session Only - $150

Hotel Arrangements:

Homewood Suites Charleston Historic District Hotel by Hilton

Call 1-843-724-8800 and provide the group code "MPC" to reserve a room within our block at the group rate of $229 per night.
Or, go to this link to make your reservation online







The 20th Annual Update on Perfusion Conference is approved by the ABCP for 19.8 total category 1 CEUs. 

Thursday Session: 1.2
Friday Sessions: 9.3
Saturday Sessions: 9.3


View photos from the 2017 conference here.

Dr. Joe Sistino, Program Director

Laura Reid, Administrative Coordinator



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