Sean Burfeind MHA, LAT, ATC
Board of Directors - At Large
Board Liaison to the Technology Committee
Sean Burfeind is a residency trained, board certified and licensed athletic trainer in the state of Virginia. Sean is currently completing an administrative fellowship with Caldwell UNC Health Care in Lenoir, North Carolina as he transitions into healthcare administration.
Sean began his career after graduation with his Master's degree at Daemen College in Amherst, New York. He then went on to complete an athletic training residency at St. Luke's Hospital in Boise, Idaho. After completion of his residency, Sean worked in Northern Virginia as a clinical athletic trainer where he has been able to strengthen his clinical skills both in the private practice and hospital clinical settings.
Sean has published several peer reviewed journal articles and has presented at national conferences on the impact of athletic trainers working in the physician practice setting. He was appointed to a workgroup position within the National Athletic Trainers Association's Committee on Practice Advancement labeled 'Athletic Trainers in the Physician Practice Workgroup'. There he was able to advocate for those athletic trainers working in the physician practice setting as well as help develop educational content and workshops specific to their educational needs. He was also appointed a committee seat on the Residency and Fellowship Standards Committee of CAATE where he worked with the committee to review and rewrite/write residency and fellowship program standards which have recently been updated and published.
Through his administrative fellowship, Sean serves as a key member to the Lean department where he is responsible for the patient throughput and Heart & Vascular value streams, facilitating lean events and leading system wide projects to improve patient care and efficiencies within each of those areas.
A native of Western New York, Sean now resides in the Greater Charlotte region with his wife, Tori and Dalmation Asher. He enjoys spending time with his friends and family, traveling, hiking and exploring on the weekends.