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Professional Organizations in the Mechanical Circulatory Support Community: An Opportunity to Network

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Whether local, regional, national, or international in scope, professional organizations associated with mechanical circulatory support (MCS) promote interdisciplinary connections, knowledge expansion, and member education to improve patient care delivery and outcomes. Common strategies to achieve those goals include publishing journals, sponsoring symposia and scientific sessions, facilitating communities of practice within the organization, and maintaining regular communication with members. Just as you can’t judge a book by its cover, you may discover organizations whose title would not lead you to think that their interests align with yours. It is important to investigate further to have a better understanding of a given organization’s focus and goals. This chapter will review the various MCS organizations and approaches for networking within the community.

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Petty, M. (2022). Professional Organizations in the Mechanical Circulatory Support Community: An Opportunity to Network. In: Stewart, S., Blood, P. (eds) A Guide to Mechanical Circulatory Support. Springer, Cham.

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