Empath Health Services, LLC
Seattle, Washington, United States
Dr. Liz Perpetua is a board certified acute care nurse practitioner with nearly 20 years of experience in cardiology. She specializes in program development and patient care for structural and valvular heart disease. She received her Masters and Doctoral degrees from University of Washington. Dr. Perpetua’s work in structural heart began in 2007 at Swedish Medical Center. There she served as lead nurse practitioner; sub-investigator for TAVR, MitraClip, Watchman and CardioMEMS clinical trials; and ultimately as Structural Heart Program Director. In 2013, she was recruited to University of Washington Medical Center as Director of Structural Heart Services, Associate Director of Cardiovascular Emerging Therapies, and Structural Heart Fellowship Co-Director. In 2016, Dr. Perpetua founded Empath Health Services LLC, which provides program evaluation and tech-enabled consulting services for clinical outcomes/performance and process improvement amd multidisciplinary team-building.
Passionate about education, Dr. Perpetua has trained over 2000 nurses, physicians, and administrators in structural heart disease and therapy. She’s been an invited faculty speaker for the national meetings of ACC, American Society of Echocardiography, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, TCT, and TVT. Dr. Perpetua is presently the the Co-Chair of TVT’s Cardiovascular Team Symposium as well as a founding member of the ACC Cardiovascular Team Structural Heart Workgroup. She has published manuscripts in peer reviewed journals and served as an Editor for the first textbook on TAVR program development. Dr. Perpetua is also the sole non-physician on the Editorial Board for Structural Heart Journal. As Adjunct Professor for Seattle Pacific University, Liz currently teaches leadership, professional role identity, practice inquiry, and population health to doctoral nursing students.
Liz is grounded by and grateful for her two teenage sons, big extended Filipino family, a tribe of inspiring, empowered friends and mentors, and her dog Cali.
Friday, August 28, 2020
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM