Join us October 26 - 28

Registration is now open for the 25th Annual Update on Perfusion Conference. We can't wait to celebrate with you!

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25th Annual Update on Perfusion Conference

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Thursday, October 26 - Saturday, October 28

Save the date for this year's conference in Charleston, SC. The 25th Annual Update on Perfusion Conference has been approved by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP) for 17.4 Category 1 continuing education units. Explore our site to learn more about our speakers and see what we have in store for you on our agenda.

Photo Submissions

Photo submissions for our celebration can be made below. We can't wait to celebrate with you! 


Calling all alumni, former faculty, past attendees and exhibitors!

We invite you to share your photos with us from your time with us over the years. We plan to include them in a special presentation at this year's conference. 

camera icon Digital submissions can be made online using this form

Paper submissions can also be mailed to:

D’Andra E. Roper-Shine
Administrative Coordinator
MUSC College of Health Professions
151B Rutledge Avenue, Rm B422, MSC 962
Charleston, SC 29425

Message from the Director

Laura DellAiera

Laura Dell’Aiera, MHA, CCP

Division Director, Cardiovascular Perfusion
MUSC College of Health Professions

Conference delegates, alumni, and friends,
Please join us for a milestone event celebrating 25 years of technology, collaboration, and Perfusion! This is our 25th year hosting the Update on Perfusion Conference and we’re excited to share it with all of you. We will be holding the on-site conference as usual but we have so much to celebrate. We plan to recognize and commemorate our journey in delivering this conference and all of the individuals who have played a role in making it possible, in particular, our alumni!

Participants can expect a full complement of interactive sessions aimed to provide you with the latest updates in the industry, commercial technologies, and manufacturing. You can also expect to hear from perfusionists, surgeons, researchers and academics from across the country and the world. 
Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to see where we’ve come from and where we’re headed! Thank you for your support over the years and in the future!


Mark MartinWe are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker is Mark Martin, CCP, President & CEO of Redline Perfusion & Consulting as well as the current Director of Perfusion services at North Florida Hospital.

Mark Martin is a member of the American Society of Extracorporeal Technology’s (AmSECT) Government Relations Committee (GRC) and the International Consortium for Evidence Based Perfusion (ICEBP) as well as being very active in volunteerism in our professional society and community. 

The topic of his keynote on Thursday night will be about the ICEBP, volunteerism, and getting involved professionally.

Learn more about Mr. Martin and our featured speakers as we introduce them in the coming weeks.