Cory Ellis is a pediatric perfusionists and ECMO co-coordinator at Children’s Hospital Colorado. He graduated with honors from the Ohio State University where he found pediatrics and a love for American college football rivalry. Cory pumps cases, is a Clinical Instructor for the Midwestern University perfusion program and shares a management role for the Children’s Colorado ECMO team. In addition to his clinical and leadership responsibilities Cory serves on the editorial board for Perfusion, is involved in ECMO research, volunteers in his community, coaches Little League baseball and works to keep up with his wife and 3 smelly boys. Cory joined the ELSO Award for Excellence in Life Support Committee in 2014 and is serving as a section editor for the upcoming ECMO Specialist Training Manual.