Carolinas/Virginias Chapter

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  • 1.  Chapter Updates

    Posted 07-18-2023 02:42

    Hello fellow chapter members!!

    My name is Kristie Hertel and I have recently taken the position of President for the chapter. I am an Advanced Practice Provider with the Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Department with ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville, NC. Along with introducing myself, want to update the chapter on a few things. 

    1. Visit our website frequently to keep updated on chapter news:
    2. All subcommittees are looking for volunteers with leadership opportunities within some of the committees
      1. Outreach Committee: regional education programs, Stop the Bleed, ACLS. Committee is getting back up and running following COVID. Contact Paul McCarthy ( or Greg Schaefer (
      2. Research Committee: our most active committee with several (> 15) current multi-institutional projects. Contact Casey Cable (
      3. Education Committee: responsible for organization and planning of annual scientific symposium. Contact Lesly Jurado (
      4. Mentorship Committee: pairing of mentors and mentees including individuals seeking FCCM. REALLY IN NEED OF MENTORS. Contact Alyssa Lear (
      5. Membership: working to increase our diversity and roster for the chapter. Contact Donnie Goodwin (
      6. Communication Committee: working to get this committee rejuvenated. Stay tuned.
    3. Symposium for 2024 will be held in Myrtle Beach. What for a save the date in a few months. 
    4. We have a current chapter roster of > 400 individuals. This will be my main focus of contact with chapter members. Please feel free to reach out to me with any questions at (yes I know.....I still have aol). 

    Kristie Hertel ACNP

    Kristie Hertel
    Advanced Practice Provider
    East Carolina University Health Medical Center
    Greenville NC