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ECMO and the Advanced Therapies for Respiratory Failure Symposium

The annual ECMO and the Advanced Therapies for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Failure Symposium is jointly-sponsored by the Children’s National Hospital Division of Neonatology and the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. This symposium addresses the educational needs of pediatric and adult health care workers involved in care of the neonatal, pediatric or adult patient in respiratory and/or cardiovascular failure.

Who Should Attend the ECMO and the Advanced Therapies for Respiratory Failure Symposium?

The event is focused on the educational needs of the following health care providers taking care of the neonatal, pediatric or adult patient in respiratory and/or cardiovascular failure.

  • Neonatologists
  • Pediatric and adult critical care physicians
  • Pediatric surgeons
  • Pediatric and adult cardiovascular surgeons
  • Neonatal intensive care nurses
  • Pediatric and adult intensive care nurses
  • Neonatal/pediatric/adult respiratory therapists
  • Pediatric/adult cardiovascular perfusionists

2022 Symposium

Join us for the next symposium, which runs from Feb. 13-17, 2022. Register here.

Contact Us

If you have questions about the symposium, contact us:

Billie Lou Short, M.D.
Chair, Division of Neonatology/ Executive Director of ECMO Services
202-476-5448

Evelyn Thorns
Operations Coordinator and Conference Assistant
202-476-7816

Guillermo Herrera
Program Manager, ECMO and VAD Program Manager
202-476-6124