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AHCJ Philadelphia chapter: Open house at CHOP

03/05/13     Philadelphia, PA

AHCJ chapter event

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is holding an open house for AHCJ members. It’s a great way to get in the mood for Health Journalism 2013 in Boston (March 14-17). And even if you’re not going to Boston, this free event promises to produce some good story leads involving the cardiac care of children and adult survivors.

An In-depth Look at Advances in the Detection, Evaluation and Treatment of Congenital Heart Defects – From Before Birth Through Adulthood

The Cardiac Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia invites you to a private event with some of the country's pre-eminent experts in the diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart disease.

Talk with the cardiac experts at CHOP about the latest cutting-edge advances and research in fetal imaging, cardiac catheterization, ventricular assist devices and transplant options, and learn how care for adults with congenital heart disease has evolved. The event will take place in the Cardiac Center's state-of-the-art facilities.


Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Light dinner and dessert reception included


The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104


Parking is available at CHOP's Wood Center underground garage, located in Osler Circle. For a map and driving directions, visit


Please respond by Feb. 22 to Joey McCool Ryan at 267-426-6070 or

Featured experts include:

  • Yoav Dori, M.D.
  • Stephanie Fuller, M.D.
  • Matt Gillespie, M.D.
  • Yuli Kim, M.D.
  • Joseph Rossano, M.D., M.S., F.A.A.P., F.A.A.C.
  • Jack Rychik, M.D., F.A.C.C.
  • Robert Shaddy, M.D.
  • Thomas Spray, M.D.