Keynote Speakers & Faculty Announced

Keynote Speakers

Filip de Somer PhD ECCP
Filip de SomerFilip De Somer PhD ECCP serves as chief perfusionist at the Ghent University Hospital in Ghent, Belgium. He is a member of the Institute of Biomedical Technology of Ghent University and has authored / co-authored numerous publications. He is involved in ongoing research in perfusion, tissue engineering, blood management, and blood coagulation. Dr. de Somer serves on the editorial board of several journals (JECTPerfusionASAIO) and is section editor for IJAO. He is scheduled for three talks at CREF: Continue reading "Keynote Speakers & Faculty Announced"

Registration & Hotel Sites Active

CREF 2022 Registration

Register Early for Discounted Rates
CREF 2022 registration for the 41st Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium is now open. Early-bird discounted rates are good through June 1, 2022, so remember to register soon! For details, visit our website.

CREF Hotel Reservations

Book Your Stay Now for Best Selection
The four-star Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina is the official CREF 2022 hotel. Our reservation portal is active, so remember to make your reservations early if you're planning to attend this fall.

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Happy Perfusion Week!

This Perfusion Week 2021, CREF is excited to honor perfusionists around the world who have played a vital role on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, providing extracorporeal support to some of the most critically ill patients. This Perfusion Week 2021, we honor all perfusionists, who serve as a critical part of any successful cardiovascular surgical team. We tip our hats to you and offer our sincere gratitude for your dedication to saving lives and helping people live and love longer.

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