Philadelphia AHCJ chapter meeting: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
04/01/15 Philadelphia, PA
Please join the AHCJ Philadelphia chapter and heart experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to learn more about how far that field has come – and where it’s going.
Attendees will have the opportunity to meet some of CHOP’s world-renowned experts, hear about groundbreaking research in the field, see the newest devices available for the smallest children in heart failure, and hear a family tell their dramatic story about childhood heart failure and the wait for a heart transplant.
Here’s a list of topics:
History of heart transplant and heart failure treatment at CHOP; Thomas Spray, M.D. , chief of the division of cardiothoracic surgery Susan Nicolson, M.D., pediatric cardiac anesthesiologist
Current Treatment for Heart Failure in Children and Young Adults; Joseph Rossano, M.D., M.S., F.A.A.P., F.A.A.C., medical director of the Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplant Program at CHOP.
Surgical procedures for VADs and the art of heart transplant; J. William Gaynor, M.D, pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon, Chris Mascio, M.D., pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon Lisa Montenegro, M.D., pediatric cardiac anesthesiologist Talya Frey, B.S., C.C.P., L.P., F.P.P., perfusionist
"Living with a VAD and waiting for a heart transplant: Our experience," The Voltmer family
Research Update, Joseph Rossano, M.D.
Date & time:
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Light dinner will be provided.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
RSVP to Joey McCool Ryan by Thursday, March 26, 2015.