An emerging crisis in the healthcare environment inflicting illness and hardship on untold numbers of individuals. This silent epidemic is not being borne by patients treated at clinics and hospitals, but by those charged with administering health care: The Providers. For perfusionists, the staff shortage, coupled with the explosion of ECMO procedures, has further taxed an already burdened profession with no relief in sight. We welcome you to join Al Stammers, MSA, PBMS, CCP, Emeritus, the VP of Clinical Quality & Outcomes Research at SpecialtyCare, who will discuss managing stress and finding a positive work-life balance.