Nursing and Allied Health

All ISHLT members who list their professional specialty as Nursing, VAD Coordinator or Transplant Coordinator will automatically be members of the Nursing and Allied Health Professional Community. Nursing and Allied Health Professional Community members will engage and share knowledge and information with each other via the online Nursing and Allied Health Community in ISHLTConnect and will help ISHLT maintain its vibrant and unique multidisciplinary character by:
  • Electing nursing and allied health representatives to the relevant Interdisciplinary Networks (AHFTX, MCS, PVD, ALFTX)
  • Electing a nursing and allied health representative to the Early Career and Trainee Committee
  • Providing a nursing and allied health voice in the Leadership Advisory Forum
  • Providing nursing and allied health content experts to participate in developing and delivering ISHLT’s programs and services and serving in other volunteer capacities
  • Networking with nursing and allied health colleagues and engage with each other regarding nursing and allied health issues of interest
  • Mentoring nursing and allied health professionals in the early stages of their career
  • Welcoming new nursing and allied health members into the Society
  • Identifying nursing and allied health interests and bringing them to the Interdisciplinary Networks and the Leadership Advisory Forum for consideration
See Also: Interdisciplinary Networks, Interdisciplinary Network Steering Committees, Early Career and Trainee Committee, and Leadership Advisory Forum

Below you will find the nursing and allied health representatives to the various Interdisciplinary Network Steering Committees and the Early Career and Trainee Committee:

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Caron Burch RN, MSN, FNP, CCTC (2022)

Representative to AHFTX Interdisciplinary Network Steering Committee

Stanford Children's Hospital
Redwood City, California, United States
Meg Fregoso MSN, NP-BC (2022)

Representative to ALFTX Interdisciplinary Network Steering Committee

Inova Fairfax Hospital
Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Colleen McIlvennan PhD, DNP, ANP (2022)

Representative to MCS Interdisciplinary Network Steering Committee

University of Colorado
Denver, Colorado, United States
Edith Boyes MSN, FNP-BC, CHFN (2022)

Representative to PVD (PAH & CTEPH) Interdisciplinary Network Steering Committee

AMITA Health
Schaumburg, Illinois, USA
Jennifer Pavone RN, AGACNP-BC (2022)

Representative to Early Career and Trainee Committee

Brooklyn, New York, United States