Is There Room in the Perfusion World for Kiera Jones?

Editor’s Note:   So it’s a Saturday night right?  And I’m on call, watching some mindless History Channel stuff and perusing FB making a few comments here and there- you know- the boring stuff people do when they are on a surgical call leash 🙂 I get a FB message from a perspective perfusion student […]

Perfusionist: Center Stage

“Although Perfusion necessitates creative intervention, acting allows me to open an artsy creative side…” William Harris, CCP Editors Note: I think it’s pretty evident that perfusionists are innovative and passionate in their approach to life as well as work.  Most perfusionists are successful in other endeavors of their personal lives as well as their professional […]

Career Perfusionist [19] A Day in the Life of a Perfusionist …

Editor’s Note:   Here is an excellent video brought to you by the Perfusion Department at the University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital site to showcase the role of the perfusionist for National Perfusion Week 2016. Thanks to our Canadian brothers to the North, you get to see a brief glimpse of what a career […]

A Locums ScrapBook: A Day in the Life…

“I joked with the crew, and said, we are in the land of the Paramedics, cuz that’s pretty much all you could see.” Editor’s Note: To view the entire “Locum’s ScrapBook” series- click here I’m doing some perfusion traveling as I am taking my show on the road.  As such, every once in awhile I […]

Seeking Job Shadow in Chicago or Northern Indiana

Editor’s Note: Hello Chicago, and Northern Indiana! We have a prospective student looking for an opportunity to explore our profession- and yes she needs someone to shadow.  Any takers? Email Miranda Stumbo if you can make this happen 🙂 Thanks Frank Hello Circuit Surfers team, I am currently studying Biology and Neuroscience for my undergrad […]

On Being a Perfusionist: The Perfect Recovery from an Adverse Situation

ON BEING A PERFUSIONIST I think we are reminded of our human fallibility (the potential to err is in all of us) every day we pump a case. With so many steps and moving parts in the equation, the goal is to choreograph out a perfect “10” every single time. Of course that doesn’t always […]

From Belgium: What is a Perfusionist?

Editor’s Note: Below you will see a very inspiring video detailing the scope of practice of a perfusionist, and describing the vast array of talents as well as the personal fortitude that is required to seriously engage the profession. I want to thank Dr. Verhofste for forwarding me this video, and allowing me to share […]

Perfusion Job Shadow Request: Minnesota

Editor’s Note: Hello Minnesota! We have a prospective student looking for an opportunity to explore our profession- and yes she needs someone to shadow.  Any takers? Email Deanna if you can make this happen 🙂 Thanks Frank Good morning! I am interested in shadowing a perfusionist. Currently I am a certified Hematopoietic Transplant Coordinator, but […]

Perfusion Job Shadow: Phoenix Arizona

Editor’s Note: If there is anybody in the Phoenix Arizona area tthat is so inclined, this potential student is interested in perfusion. Frank Hi, I am a college student looking to observe perfusionists near 85042 (Phoenix, AZ) and 85286 (Chandler, AZ). Could an email be sent or a web post be written regarding my matter? Thank you. Cecilia […]

Perfusion Job Shadow: Maryland

Editor’s Note: If there is anybody in the The Great State of Maryland that is so inclined, this potential student is very interested in perfusion. Frank Hello, I am interested in perfusion as a career and am applying to schools currently. I have been having a little trouble finding a center in my area to shadow a perfusionist […]

Perfusion Job Shadow: Mississippi, Alabama, or New Orleans !

Editor’s Note: If there is anybody in the Mississippi, Alabama, or New Orleans area that is so inclined, this potential student is very interested in perfusion. Frank Hi there! I am interested in obtaining a Master’s in Perfusion Science. Do you know of any perfusionists in the Mississippi, Alabama, or New Orleans area that would be […]

MN or ND: Potential Student Seeking Job Shadow Opportunity

Potential Student Seeking Job Shadow Opportunity Editor’s Note: Hello to Minnesota and MN CCP’s 🙂 This young man is looking for a job shadow opportunity somewhere (he lives in ND and hails from MN).  I know some great people in Duluth- and of course Rochester (Mayo) is a tremendous opportunity. Can you give him a […]