Cath Lab Leadership Boot Camp | SCAI

Cath Lab Leadership Boot Camp

Joaquin E. Cigarroa, MD, MSCAI

Join Us in Phoenix

We are excited to see you at Cath Lab Leadership Bootcamp 2023, where we have sessions ranging from Cath lab operations to the importance of government advocacy and how AI will impact the Cath lab.

By attending, you will be exposed to topics that will enhance the ability to become a more effective leader during crises, improve fiscal performance, become more engaged in how to engage in advocacy, and learn about successfully navigating transitions in your interventional career.

Our sessions will be interactive and provide opportunities to interact with key leaders.  

Joaquin Cigarroa, MD, MSCAI

Cath Lab Leadership Boot Camp Track Director


Designed for clinicians, educators, and administrators, this year’s cath lab leadership boot camp topics focus on cath lab operations including quality improvement and diversity, navigating career transitions, crisis management, and how advocacy and health policy impact our patients and us.

Target Audience  

Suitable for everyone on the cath lab team, the target audience for this track includes administrators, fellows, and physicians. 

Learning Objectives 

After attending SCAI Scientific Sessions 2023 Cath Lab Leadership Boot Camp, the learner will be able to:

  • Discuss issues and topics associated with transitions from early, to mid, to late career stages.
  • Become a leader in the cath lab who establishes and enhances patient safety, communicates effectively, and addresses the impact cognitive bias has on decision-making.
  • Take an approach to process development that enhances quality improvement, assesses competencies, incorporates morbidity and mortality (M&M) discussion, and improves physical and mental health in the cath lab environment.
  • Develop approaches that enhance diversity and health equity in the cath lab.
  • Turn cath labs into efficient and sustainable operations.
  • Recognize how advocacy and government relations matter to our patients and interventional community.

Topics Covered 

The core of our cath lab boot camp emphasizes quality improvement, career transitions, and providing the team with approaches that improve policies that affect our patients and clinicians. In addition, attendees including, physicians, fellows, cardiovascular professionals and, cath lab administrators, will have the opportunity to interact dynamically with national and international experts in this space.

Featured Sessions
Cardiac Artificial Intelligence Software and the Cath Lab: The Future Is Here!
Crisis Management: Becoming a Leader of the Cath Lab Team
Navigating Transitions Over Your Career
Learn, Develop and Connect at SCAI 2023 Scientific Sessions

May 18 - 20, 2023

Phoenix, Arizona