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  • Family Education Day

    Thank you to those who joined us on Saturday, November 9th, 2013 for the 2nd Annual Heart Institute Family Education Day! It is because of you the event was a huge success!

    Video recordings of the plenary sessions are available to view by clicking on the links below. We hope to see you next year!

    Plenary Session I: Frontiers of Scientific Research

    • Burns Blaxall, PhD - Director, Translational Science, The Heart Institute
    • Jeffrey Robbins, PhD - Executive Co-Director, The Heart Institute and Director, Division of Molecular Cardiovascular Biology
    • Paula Goldenberg, MD - Clinical Geneticist, The Heart Institute

    Plenary Session 2: New Medical Devices and Clinical Frontiers

    • David Morales, MD - Executive Co-Director, The Heart Institute and Director, Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
    • Bryan Goldstein, MD - Cardiologist, Cardiac Catheterization and Intervention, The Heart Institute
    • Jim Cnota, MD - Director, Neonatal Cardiology and Fetal Echocardiography, The Heart Institute

    Plenary Session 3: Modern Practices in Long-Term CHD Outcomes

    • Haleh Heydarian, MD - Clinical Director, Heart Institute-Kindervelt Neurodevelopmental and Educational Clinic
    • Nicolas Madsen, MD - Medical Director, Inpatient Cardiology, The Heart Institute
    • Christopher Learn, MD - Cardiologist, Adolescent and Adult Congenital Heart Disease, The Heart Institute

    Plenary Session 4: A New Era of Communication: Patients, Families, and the Medical Team

    • Jodi Lemacks - National Program Director, Mended Little Hearts
    • Irina Parkins, PhD - Psychologist, Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology