The New Orleans Conference offers 2 Lunch programs. Our lunches are full buffet with terrific food for you to enjoy while listening to these very special presentations. Wednesday is our History Lecture and Thursday our Crystal Heart Award Ceremony.
The New Orleans Conference is happy to announce that Dr. Mike Trotter will be again presenting our John L. Ochsner, MD Medical History Lecture.
Dr. Trotter is on of the most sought after medical historian’s and is well published and highly regarded the world over.
The subject of this years history lecture is: Lewis McDonald Grizzard Jr.: American Writer and Humorist.
Grizzard died from complications of his fourth heart surgery.
Who will it be?
Please read the Crystal Heart Achievement Award Proclamation to understand how special these Giants of our professions have been and come enjoy hearing about their accomplishments and learn about the more human side of these wonderful people.
The recipient of the Crystal Heart Achievement Award has dedicated their life to the care of the cardiovascular surgical patient. They have innovated and advanced the practice of cardiovascular surgery as well as extracorporeal technologies. The reputation of the recipient as a clinician, researcher, and teacher is above reproach. All the recipients have conducted themselves with humility, compassion, and recognized all those who have supported them in their journey to success. It is for these reasons that Perfusion International and the planning committee of The New Orleans Conference hereby award the 2017 Crystal Heart Lifetime Achievement Award to “…”